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Applicability of Coleman-Mandula Theorem?

  1. Oct 5, 2007 #1


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    The only proofs of the C-M thm I know of are the original paper,
    and the one in Weinberg Vol-III. Both essentially come under the
    scope of (orthodox) axiomatic QFT.

    I've heard vaguely that C-M thm (or something like it) also applies
    within other formulations of QFT. If that's right, can anyone here
    suggest references?


    - strangerep.
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  3. Oct 6, 2007 #2


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    Here's another proof on arXiv, probably similar to the others:

    Various formulations of QFT are supposed to be equivalent. Some are easier to use for some problems than others, but they are supposed to be equivalent.
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