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Comments on a recent solution to Wightman’s axioms. (English) Zbl 0892.46085
Summary: A class of exact Wightman functionals satisfying all fundamental physical requirements in an arbitrary number of space-time dimensions, which bear the appearance of describing interacting fields, was recently constructed by C. Read [Commun. Math. Phys. 177, No. 3, 631-671 (1996; Zbl 0851.46051)]. It is shown here that the construction can be considerably generalized and that even the enlarged class belongs to the Borchers class of a system of generalized free fields.

46N50 Applications of functional analysis in quantum physics
81T05 Axiomatic quantum field theory; operator algebras
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