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Are all particles identical?

  1. Jan 4, 2005 #1
    http://math.rutgers.edu/~oldstein/papers/aapi.pdf

    i havent yet read it , but the writer is an advocate of bohmian mechanics so i guess there is an influence in this paper from bohm mech.
    ( ill read it tommorrow).
    anyway i think with this kind of a title to paper it should catch some attention, dont you think?
     
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  3. Jan 4, 2005 #2

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    Quite interesting and mathematized this picture,but i couldn't see how he dealt with the problem itself:deing able to treat on equal footing spin different particles.He gave an example with an electron and a muon,which are both soin 1/2 particles.I wonder how his equations would look for an electron and a meson.

    Daniel.
     
  4. Mar 7, 2005 #3
    If the tiniest particle is of one type, then it should be possible to create a computer simulation where this can be show. eg. consider a particle G. as everything has gravity.
     
  5. Mar 8, 2005 #4
    Came accross the following when researching this subject:

    Are All Particles Identical? by
    Sheldon Goldstein, James Taylory, Roderich Tumulkaz, and Nino Zanghox PACS numbers 03.65.Ta. (foundations of quantum mechanics) published September 28, 2004

    I subscribe to the view thar all particles are identical because it is a simple matter to construct a model where all particles carry the same linear force.
     
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