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Sommerfeld formula and Dirac’s theory

Institute of Mining Processes Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, R. Lyuksemburg str. 72, Donetsk, 83114, Ukraine

A mistake by A Sommerfeld is shown to explain the surprising agreement between his and Dirac’s fine-structure formulae.

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PACS: 01.65.+g, 03.65.Pm, 03.65.Sq (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2004v047n05ABEH001885
Citation: Granovskii Ya I "Sommerfeld formula and Dirac's theory" Phys. Usp. 47 523–524 (2004)
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Оригинал: Грановский Я И «Формула Зоммерфельда и теория Дирака» УФН 174 577–578 (2004); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0174.200405h.0577

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