On Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 7:18:21 PM UTC-6, Brent wrote: > > > > On 1/10/2019 4:21 PM, John Clark wrote: > > *So even Feynman knew that there was no theoretical value for the FSC, >> alpha.* >> > > No, he knew very well there was a theory that could come up with a value > because his own Feynman Diagrams could do it. But what he didn't know and > what nobody knows is why his theory came up with that particular pure > number when he never specifically stuck that number into the rules on how > the diagrams should operate. > > > The fine structure constant is e^2/hbar*c. Those three values are > measured independent of any Feynman diagrams of quantum field theory. The > calculation using Feynman diagrams is of the anamolous magnetic moment. A > correction to the value of g that depend on relativistic effects (hence the > occurence of c in the denominator). The anamolous magnetic moment can be > measure experimentally and using Feynman's diagrams and the measured values > of e, hbar, and c a value can be calculated that includes the relativistic > effects of quantum field theory. That's why the agreement with measurement > is significant. > > Brent >
Everyone seems to be overlooking charge renormalization. LC -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.