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## CPT Invariance and the Spin–Statistics Connection in Non-Relativistic Quantum Field Theories

*Jonathan Bain*

### in CPT Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Connection

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- May 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198728801
- eISBN:
- 9780191795541
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728801.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 3 addresses the question “Why are CPT invariance and the spin–statistics connection not derivable properties in non-relativistic quantum field theories (NQFTs)?” It first describes the ... More

## Dynamics I: The physical ingredients of quantum field theory: dynamics, symmetries, scales

*Anthony Duncan*

### in The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter introduces the basic principles from which relativistic quantum field theory can be constructed. Local relativistic quantum field theory is based on three basic principles which in ... More

## Dynamics IV: Aspects of locality: clustering, microcausality, and analyticity

*Anthony Duncan*

### in The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 5 discussed two possible approaches to constructing a relativistically invariant theory of particle scattering. The first attempt — a frontal assault in which one directly writes down for ... More

## Symmetries I: Continuous spacetime symmetry: why we need Lagrangians in field theory

*Anthony Duncan*

### in The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.003.0012
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter analyzes the peculiar and indispensable utility of the Lagrangian approach to dynamics in relativistic quantum field theories. It underscores the facility with which a Lagrangian ... More

## The Problem of Time

*Leemon B. McHenry*

### in The Event Universe: The Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- May 2017
- ISBN:
- 9781474400343
- eISBN:
- 9781474416108
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Edinburgh University Press
- DOI:
- 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400343.003.0006
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the problem of time with regard to the unification of general relativity and quantum mechanics and advances in broad outline one direction that this unification might ... More

## Dynamics III: Relativistic quantum mechanics

*Anthony Duncan*

### in The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter analyzes the implications of the basic underlying symmetry of relativistic quantum field theory: the Poincaré group incorporating the symmetry of such theories under Lorentz ... More

## Symmetries II: Discrete spacetime symmetries

*Anthony Duncan*

### in The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter shows that the combination of these three discrete operations — parity, time reversal, and charge conjugation — is an exact symmetry of any local relativistic quantum field theory, even ... More

## Introduction

*Jonathan Bain*

### in CPT Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Connection

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- May 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198728801
- eISBN:
- 9780191795541
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728801.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The Introduction describes the properties of CPT invariance and the spin–statistics connection (SSC) and explains their significance, both to philosophers and to physicists. It then discusses reasons ... More

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