The Zitterbewegung of the electron and its compact phase space

  • Asim O. Barut
  • Anthony J. Bracken
Elementary Particles
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 135)


Rest Frame Canonical Commutation Relation Hermitian Variable Dirac Electron Negative Energy State 
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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Asim O. Barut
    • 1
  • Anthony J. Bracken
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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