Field and Charge Measurements in Quantum Electrodynamics

N. Bohr and L. Rosenfeld
Phys. Rev. 78, 794 – Published 15 June 1950
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A survey is given of the problem of measurability in quantum electrodynamics and it is shown that it is possible in principle, by the use of idealized measuring arrangements, to achieve full conformity with the interpretation of the formalism as regards the determination of field and charge quantities.

  • Received 19 October 1949


©1950 American Physical Society

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N. Bohr

  • Institute for Theoretical Physics, University, Copenhagen, Denmark

L. Rosenfeld

  • Department of Theoretical Physics, University, Manchester, England

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Vol. 78, Iss. 6 — June 1950

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