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On the selfadjointness of Dirac operators with anomalous magnetic moment
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We provide a new proof of Behncke’s remarkable result that the Coulombic Dirac equation with nonzero anomalous magnetic moment is essentially selfadjoint (on $C_{00}^\infty {({R^3})^4}$) for any value of the Coulomb charge.
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  • © Copyright 1985 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 94 (1985), 115-118
  • MSC: Primary 35P05; Secondary 47F05, 81C10
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