A five-dimensional Dirac-theory and its relation to nonlocal theories in four dimensions

A. Schäfer, J. Rafelski, W. Greiner

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A generalization of the Dirac-theory to one time- and four space-like coordinates is discussed. The consequences of discretizing the fifth dimension are studied and a relationship with nonlocal four dimensional field-theory is found.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-459
Number of pages15
JournalAnnals of Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1983

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