Understanding the word Field

  1. What does the word field mean in quantum field theory and all “field" theories in general.
     
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  3. Claude Bile

    Claude Bile 1,479
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    To me, "field" refers to any quantity that is position-dependent.

    Claude.
     
  4. Drakkith

    Staff: Mentor

  5. Thanks guys!
     
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