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I would like to submit to the Independent Research forum my book "Relativistic Quantum Dynamics", which was published at the arXiv site as

http://www.arxiv.org/abs/physics/0504062

The book's abstract is

"This book is an attempt to build a consistent relativistic quantum theory of interacting particles. In the first part of the book "Quantum electrodynamics" we present traditional views on theoretical foundations of particle physics. Our discussion proceeds systematically from the principle of relativity and postulates of measurements to the renormalization in quantum electrodynamics. In the second part of the book "The quantum theory of particles" the traditional approach is reexamined. We find that formulas of special relativity should be modified to take into account interparticle interactions. We also suggest to reinterpret quantum field theory in the language of physical "dressed" particles. In this new formulation the fundamental objects are particles rather than fields. This approach eliminates the need for renormalization and opens up a new way for studying dynamical and bound state properties of quantum interacting systems. The developed theory is applied to realistic physical objects and processes including the hydrogen atom, the decay law of moving unstable particles, the dynamics of interacting charges, and boost transformations of observables. These results force us to take a fresh look at some core issues of modern particle theories, in particular, the Minkowski space-time unification, the role of quantum fields and renormalization, and the alleged impossibility of action-at-a-distance. A new perspective on these issues is suggested. It can help to solve the biggest problem of modern theoretical physics -- a consistent unification of relativity and quantum mechanics."

This book incorporates a number of peer-reviewed journal publications:

B. T. Shields, M. C. Morris, M. R. Ware, Q. Su, E. V. Stefanovich, R. Grobe, “Time dilation in relativistic two-particle interactions”, Physical Review A 82, No.5 (2010) 052116.

E.V. Stefanovich, "Is Minkowski Space-Time Compatible with Quantum Mechanics?" Foundations of Physics 32 (2002), 673-703.

E.V. Stefanovich, "Quantum Field Theory without Infinities", Annals of Physics 292 (2001), 139-156.

E.V. Stefanovich, "Quantum effects in relativistic decays". International Journal of Theoretical Physics 35 (1996), 2571-2586.

Regarding the experimental verification of the new theory, I have two suggestions. First, there is an indirect evidence for the proposed instantaneous interaction between charged particles in numerous existing experiments with "evanescent waves" quoted in subsection 11.4.4 of the book. Second, I also predict (small) deviations from Einstein's time dilation formula in decays of fast moving particles. This is explained in subsection 14.4.1 of the book.

Thank you very much.

Eugene Stefanovich.