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Dirac in 20th century physics: a centenary assessment

 a,  b
a Department ofExperimental Physics, Peoples Friendship University ofRussia, ul. Miklukho-Maklaya 6, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation
b Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, ul. Miklukho-Maklaya, 6, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

Current views on Dirac’s creative heritage and on his role in the formation and development of quantum physics and in shaping the physical picture of the world are discussed. Dirac’s fundamental ideas in later life (1948-1984) and their current development are given considerable attention.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 01.65.+g, 03.65.−w, 11.10.−z (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2003v046n09ABEH001165
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2003/9/c/
Citation: Sanyuk V I, Sukhanov A D "Dirac in 20th century physics: a centenary assessment" Phys. Usp. 46 937–956 (2003)
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