So Has Virtual Particles Been Proven To Exist?

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Or is it just straight out of the equations? has it been detected?
 

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You can't detect them.That's what they are called virtual.Duhhhh !!

However,you needn't go to Casimir effect to prove that Feynman diagrams are a correct symbolical representation of reality,i think a Compton effect is much easier to test/measure.

Daniel.
 
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Also the Lamb Shift.
 
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Well,let's see.1922 vs 1947.:wink:

Daniel.
 

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