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Lino

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(First off, I'm not sure that I'm asking this question in the right area, but there does seem to be other questions associated with the topic, so hopefully I'm ok, but if I'm wrong, apologies.)

I understand that virtual particles are... virtual, a mathematical construct that is used to describe certain scenarios, but does the math allow virtual particles to interact with each other / ordinary particles? For example, within a vacuum, virtual particle / anti-particle pairs are constantly being "created"and "destroyed", so does the math allow for "collision" (changing the virtual / mathematical trajectory) between the virtual particle of pair A and the virtual particle of pair Bs, and does the math allow the virtual anti-particle from pair A to "destroy" the virtual particle from pair B?

Thanks for your help,

Noel.

I understand that virtual particles are... virtual, a mathematical construct that is used to describe certain scenarios, but does the math allow virtual particles to interact with each other / ordinary particles? For example, within a vacuum, virtual particle / anti-particle pairs are constantly being "created"and "destroyed", so does the math allow for "collision" (changing the virtual / mathematical trajectory) between the virtual particle of pair A and the virtual particle of pair Bs, and does the math allow the virtual anti-particle from pair A to "destroy" the virtual particle from pair B?

Thanks for your help,

Noel.

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