Relativistic Scattering of Composite Particles

  • Raj Wilson


In the New Testaments we read “Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear” - Hebrews 11:3. Perhaps this biblical verse may aptly describe the present day scientific endeavors in probing composite particles and in understanding the structure of matter. Whether this verse implies the belief on the so-called quark confinement, or on unknown symmetries, or on the notion of wholeness and the implicate order or on something else is left to our reader’s discretion. However, the verse does seem to set up the pace of our continuing scientific discoveries as we observe that what we could not “see” in the past can be seen at the present and possibly what we cannot “see” at the present may be seen in the future and so on and on, till we understand the constituents of matter in terms of elementary particles which may be made up of things which may not appear.


Composite Particle Wigner Function Cartan Subalgebra Wave Operator Partial Wave Amplitude 
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  • Raj Wilson
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TexasSan AntonioUSA

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