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Statistics without spin. Massless D=3 systems

Deser, S. and Jackiw, R. (1991) Statistics without spin. Massless D=3 systems. Physics Letters B, 263 (3-4). pp. 431-436. ISSN 0370-2693. doi:10.1016/0370-2693(91)90483-7.

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The “spin”-statistics connection is more properly a Lorentz-group-representation-statistics correlation: For massless excitations in D=3, spin is undefined, but spinors-despite being expressible in terms of scalars-are still fermions.

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Additional Information:© 1991 Elsevier. Received 27 April 1991. This work is supported in part by funds provided by the National Science Foundation under grant 88-04561, and US Department of Energy (DOE) under contract #DE-AC02-76ER03069.
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Official Citation:S. Deser, R. Jackiw, Statistics without spin. Massless D=3 systems, Physics Letters B, Volume 263, Issues 3–4, 18 July 1991, Pages 431-436, ISSN 0370-2693, (
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