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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 643–648 | Cite as

Second quantized quaternion quantum theory

  • James D. EdmondsJr.
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Abstract

The basic structure of a second quantized relativistic quantum theory is outlined. The vector space is over the ring of complex quaternions instead of the usual field of complex numbers. This is motivated by the simple quaternion structure of the Dirac equation.

Keywords

Vector Space Quantum Theory Complex Number Basic Structure Relativistic Quantum 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • James D. EdmondsJr.
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSan Diego State UniversitySan Diego

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