Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory
The Wheeler–Feynman absorber theory (also called the Wheeler–Feynman time-symmetric theory) is an interpretation of electrodynamics derived from the assumption that the solutions of the electromagnetic field equations must be invariant under time-reversal symmetry, as the field equations themselves. Indeed, there is no apparent reason for the time-reversal symmetry breaking which singles out a preferential time direction, that is which makes a distinction between past and future. A time-reversal invariant theory is more logical and elegant. Another key principle, resulting from this interpretation and reminiscent of Mach's principle due to Tetrode, is that elementary particles are not self-interacting. This immediately removes the problem of self-energies.
This theory is named after its originators, the late physicists Richard Feynman and John Archibald Wheeler.

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Wheeler-feynman absorber theory? - Yahoo! Answers
According to Wheeler-Feynman and Tetrode, if an electron is not present to absorb the photon, then the photon can never be emitted. In Wheeler- ...
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Overview
Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory was developed as an "action-at-a-distance" explanation for electromagnetic radiation reaction forces (based on earlier work ...
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Formulation and justification of the Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory
Absorber Theory. L. S. Sehulman 1. Received February23, 1976. The "absorber theory" of Wheeler and Feynman is supposed to justify the use of retarded ...
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Reinterpreting the Wheeler--Feynman Absorber Theory ... - Jstor
Leeds. Huw Price. In a recent discussion note in this journal, Stephen Leeds criticizes my proposal to reinterpret the Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory of radi - ...
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Formulation and justification of the Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory
Dec 1, 1980 ... The “absorber theory” of Wheeler and Feynman is supposed to justify the use of retarded potentials in ordinary electromagnetic calculations ...
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Backward Causation (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Aug 27, 2001 ... Physics. 4.1 The Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory; 4.2 Tachyons; 4.3 Quantum Mechanics; 4.4 Two alternatives. Bibliography; Other Internet ...
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The Wheeler-Feynman Absorber Theory
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Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics. Ganeshkhind, Pune 411 007, India. Abstract. The Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory of radiation of the ...
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Oct 1, 1997 ... The “reinterpretation” of the Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory of radiation, as presented by H. Price in Refs. 1 and 2, is shown not to be a ...
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Wheeler–Feynman absorber theory .... in his last year in high school, Feynman won the New York University Math Championship; the large difference between ...
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Time's Arrow & Archimedes' Point: New Directions for the Physics ...
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Huw Price, 1997
One of them occurs in the context of the Wheeler- Feynman Absorber Theory, and we shall see later in the chapter that one of the failings of the standard version of the Absorber Theory is that it does commit the double standard fallacy in a ...
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Hence there need be nothing asymmetric in taking the radiation associated with emitters to be fully retarded; and insofar as it seems to deny this, the Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory involves a misleading conception of radiative asymmetry ...
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In important papers of 1945 and 1949, they developed an action- at-a-distance absorber theory of electrodynamics. The essence of the Wheeler- Feynman theory was that the universe (all other particles) must respond to a signal from a certain ...
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Craig Callender, 2011
Because of destructive interference effects, Wheeler and Feynman conclude that in empty space N Z 6J5”, + . ... 37 Detailed critical discussions on the Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory of radiation can be found in Davies (1972); Davies and ...
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p.53 Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory: particle gets emitted from source (me) and can interact with one of two detectors (future probabilities). As the particle leaves the source it sends a wave of probabilities from the source (offer wave) forward in time to the detector.
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Feynman has been called the Great Explainer. He gained a reputation for taking great care when giving explanations to his students and for making it a moral duty to make the topic accessible
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a mathematical equivalent of an interference pattern? Pribram? Perception and action: Selected readings (Brain and behaviour) the offer wave + the echo wave Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory.
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The World Weeped
The Power of PerkynessThe Wheeler-Feynman absorber theory states that for a particle to emit a signal there must be another particle ready to absorb that signal. The question this raises is how does the emitter know an absorber is ready? Feynman (who was Wheeler’s graduate student and was the one to actually develop the theory despite Wheeler’s name being first) explained this by saying that the absorber sends a signal backwards in time to let the emitter know it will be there.
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