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This is my first post here so I hope the format of my question is correct.
I am wondering whether it is necessary to use the definite article before physical quantities named after people, e.g.:
The Heisenberg interaction comes from a complex interplay between the Pauli exclusion principle and the Coulomb interaction.
I think that it is incorrect to use the definite article if the name is in its possessive form:
Can you explain Maxwell's equations to me?
but that we should put the article if the name is in its subjective form:
Can you explain the Maxwell equations to me?
Is this correct?