Understanding the word Field


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Jan24-14, 12:40 AM
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What does the word field mean in quantum field theory and all “field" theories in general.
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Claude Bile
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Jan24-14, 06:24 AM
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To me, "field" refers to any quantity that is position-dependent.

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Jan24-14, 06:26 AM
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Have you read these articles?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_(physics)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_(mathematics)

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Understanding the word Field


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