Superselection Rules

Publication Year:
2007
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arXiv Id:
0710.1516
Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10709
Author(s):
Giulini, Domenico
preprint description
This note provides a summary of the meaning of the term `Superselection Rule' in Quantum Mechanics and Quantum-Field Theory. It is a slightly extended version of a contribution to the Compendium of Quantum Physics: Concepts, Experiments, History and Philosophy, edited by Friedel Weinert, Klaus Hentschel, Daniel Greenberger, and Brigitte Falkenburg.