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Stueckelberg’s Covariant Perturbation Theory

  • Jan Lacki

Abstract

After a period of intensive research in molecular physics, Stueckelberg, back in Switzerland, became interested in 1934 in quantum electrodynamics.1 He was then Privatdozent at the University of Zurich with Professor Gregor Wentzel. QED was at that time a prominent topic and many among the most renowned physicists were contributing.2 In a letter to the president of the Schulrat of E. T. H. in Zürich (8 March 1934), W. Pauli writes: Dr. Stuckelberg has stated his desire to get deeper involved with QED and agrees with the nomination of Mr. Weisskopf.3

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Gauge Invariance Quantum Electrodynamic Compton Scattering Lamb Shift Coulomb Gauge 
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