He was best known for his works to the algebraic formulation of axiomatic quantum field theory, namely the Haag-Kastler axioms , and a central no-go theorem in QFT, Haag's theorem, which demonstrates the nonexistence of a unitary time-evolution operator in the interaction picture.
In 1965 he founded the journal Communications in Mathematical Physics, which he guided as Chief Editor for eight years.
Haag died on 5 January 2016 at the age of 93.
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- A picture of Rudolf Haag at II. Institute for Theoretical Physics, Hamburg University (Photographer: Ralf D. Tscheuschner, a pupil of Haag)