Causality and local analyticity : mathematical study

J. Bros; D. Iagolnitzer

Annales de l'I.H.P. Physique théorique (1973)

  • Volume: 18, Issue: 2, page 147-184
  • ISSN: 0246-0211

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Bros, J., and Iagolnitzer, D.. "Causality and local analyticity : mathematical study." Annales de l'I.H.P. Physique théorique 18.2 (1973): 147-184. <>.

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  2. [2] D. Iagolnitzer and H.P. Stapp, Commun. Math. Phys., vol. 14, 1969, p. 15. This work used some basic physical ideas and results on Landau surfaces previously given by C. Chandler and H.P. Stapp, J. Math. Phys., vol. 10, 1969, p. 826. Further related results are given by D. Iagolnitzerin Lectures in Theoretical Physics, ed. by K.T. Mahanthappa and W.E. Brittin Gordon and Breach, New York, 1969, p. 221. MR253651
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  4. [4] See for instance : P. Schapira, Théorie des Hyperfunctions (Lecture Notes in Mathematics n° 126, Springer Verlag, New York, 1970 and also the original paper by : M. Sato, Theory of hyperfunctions I and II (J. Fac. Univ. Tokyo, t. 8, 1959-1960, p. 139-193 and 387-437. Zbl0087.31402
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