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Una lezione particolare di Ettore Majorana

@article{Esposito2005UnaLP,
  title={Una lezione particolare di Ettore Majorana},
  author={S. Esposito},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2005}
}
  • S. Esposito
  • Published 19 December 2005
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
We give, for the first time, the critical complete text of a manuscript by Ettore Majorana, conserved in the same file of the lecture notes for his course on Theoretical Physics at the University of Naples. He probably refers to a seminar delivered in that University. Some passages reveal a physical interpretation of the Quantum Mechanics which anticipates of several years the Feynman approach in terms of path integrals, independently of the underlying mathematical formulation. 

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