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|Abstract||With many Hamiltonians one can naturally associate a |Ψ|2-distributed Markov process. For nonrelativistic quantum mechanics, this process is in fact deterministic, and is known as Bohmian mechanics. For the Hamiltonian of a quantum field theory, it is typically a jump process on the configuration space of a variable number of particles. We define these processes for regularized quantum field theories, thereby generalizing previous work of John S. Bell  and of ourselves . We introduce a formula expressing the jump rates in terms of the interaction Hamiltonian, and establish a condition for finiteness of the rates.|
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