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Fra
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Dec2-11, 06:17 AM
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There's no <second> quantization, there's only <quantization> which means passing from classical Hamiltonian observables to quantum counterparts where they exist and are uniquely defined (Groeneveld-van Hove problem).
Meaning you can either see it as a one time thing (and then face the question, why stop there?), or (the way I prefer it) as defining an induction step and then worry about howto interpret that tower of turtles.

http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/nth_quantization.html contains some interesting ponderings.

/Fredrik