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The Dirac equation (2): heuristic derivation and basic properties of the Klein-Gordon equation

For more than a century now, we know that light presents some properties typical to particles (for example, in the photoelectric effect, explained in 1905 by Albert Einstein), and also matter can behave as waves (which was first conjectured by … Continue reading

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The Dirac equation (1): introduction

Although it took me much more time than I expected, the introductory part of the notes on the Dirac equation is ready. I welcome all comments. In order to properly understand the Dirac equation, one needs some background on the … Continue reading

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Seminar on the Dirac equation

Next week Tadeusz Kulczycki and I start a seminar on the Dirac equation. The full title is Mathematical models in relativistic quantum physics, but actually we plan to focus on just one particular model. We will roughly follow (parts of) … Continue reading

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