The Theory of Quantized Fields. I

@article{Schwinger1951TheTO,
  title={The Theory of Quantized Fields. I},
  author={Julian Seymour Schwinger},
  journal={Physical Review},
  year={1951},
  volume={82},
  pages={914-927}
}
  • J. Schwinger
  • Published 15 June 1951
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • Physical Review
The conventional correspondence basis for quantum dynamics is here replaced by a self-contained quantum dynamical principle from which the equations of motion and the commutation relations can be deduced. The theory is developed in terms of the model supplied by localizable fields. A short review is first presented of the general quantum-mechanical scheme of operators and eigenvectors, in which emphasis is placed on the differential characterization of representatives and transformation… 

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