Stueckelberg 1937–1942: The B-Field and Antiparticles as Time-Reversed Particles
We review some of the scientific work done by E. C. G. Stueckelberg just before and just after the outbreak of World War II. In 1938, he introduced what is now known as the Stueckelberg mechanism for giving mass to a gauge field while preserving gauge invariance. In 1941, Stueckelberg introduced the concept of antiparticles as time-reversed particles.
KeywordsMassive Vector Hamiltonian Density Nonabelian Gauge Theory Lorentz Condition Polyakov Action
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