## Section VII

###### Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory

Session Chair: Michel Janssen

Speakers: Christoph Lehner, Thomas Pashby, Kent Staley, Adrian Wüthrich, Kenji Ito

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*Christoph Lehner*

## The Resolution of the Particle-Wave Dualism: Pascual Jordan and the Quantum Field Theory Program

Pascual Jordan was the early visionary of quantum field theory. The beginning of quantum field *More The Resolution of the Particle-Wave Dualism: Pascual Jordan and the Quantum Field Theory Program*

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*Thomas Pashby*

## Projective Geometry and the Origins of the Dirac Equation

Several authors have attempted to make a connection between Dirac's q-number theory and his knowledge of projective geometry, but in *More Projective Geometry and the Origins of the Dirac Equation*

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*Kent Staley*

## On an alleged fine-tuning Problem in Dirac’s Electron Theory and its partial Solution by Weisskopf

Recent philosophical discussions of cosmology have made much of the “fine-tuning” of *More On an alleged fine-tuning Problem in Dirac’s Electron Theory and its partial Solution by Weisskopf*

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*Adrian Wüthrich*

## The Genesis of Feynman Diagrams

Around the year 1948, Richard P. Feynman began to use a particular kind of diagrams for the theoretical treatment of recalcitrant problems in the theory of quantum *More The Genesis of Feynman Diagrams*

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*Kenji Ito*

## From Electrical Engineering to Quantum Physics: The Case of Nishina Yoshio

This paper aims to explore how an engineering discipline prepared scientists for quantum physics research on conceptual as well *More From Electrical Engineering to Quantum Physics: The Case of Nishina Yoshio*