Infinity Minus Infinity Gives Something Finite: How Physicists Learnt to Deal with Infinitely Large Values in the Infinitely Small

  • Lars Jaeger


The quantum field theory of the electromagnetic field addressed yet another persistent problem of classical field theory: the retroactivity or reaction of the electron’s radiation on itself.

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  • Lars Jaeger
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  1. 1.BaarSwitzerland

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