Spacetime symmetries and the qubit Bloch ball: a physical derivation of finite dimensional quantum theory and the number of spatial dimensions

  title={Spacetime symmetries and the qubit Bloch ball: a physical derivation of finite dimensional quantum theory and the number of spatial dimensions},
  author={Dami'an Pital'ua-Garc'ia},
Quantum theory and relativity are the pillar theories on which our understanding of physics is based. Poincaré invariance is a fundamental physical principle stating that the experimental results must be the same in all inertial reference frames in Minkowski spacetime. It is a basic condition imposed on quantum theory in order to construct quantum field theories, hence, it plays a fundamental role in the standard model of particle physics too. As is well known, Minkowski spacetime follows from… Expand

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