Weinberg's proof of the spin-statistics theorem

@inproceedings{Massimi2003WeinbergsPO,
  title={Weinberg's proof of the spin-statistics theorem},
  author={Michela Massimi and Michael Redhead},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract The aim of this paper is to offer a conceptual analysis of Weinberg's proof of the spin-statistics theorem by comparing it with Pauli's original proof and with the subsequent textbook tradition, which typically resorts to the dichotomy positive energy for half-integral spin particles/microcausality for integral-spin particles. In contrast to this tradition, Weinberg's proof does not directly invoke the positivity of the energy, but derives the theorem from the single relativistic… CONTINUE READING