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What do we learn from quantizing the relativistic point particle?

I will give a different perspective on the worldline formalism. Yes, the worldline formalism is perturbative, where the worldline proper time is the Schwinger proper time. However, once we use BRST ...
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What do we learn from quantizing the relativistic point particle?

The theory of a relativistic point particle is insufficient for the same reason that the theory of a relativistic string is insufficient! Specifically, the former can compute the amplitude for a ...
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