Formation of low-energy antihydrogen

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Antihydrogen atoms, produced near rest, trapped in a magnetic well, and cooled to the lowest possible temperature (kinetic energy) could provide an extremely powerful tool for the search of violations of CPT and Lorentz invariance. The author describes plans to trap antiprotons and positrons in a combined Penning trap and to form a significant number of cold antihydrogen atoms for comparative precision spectroscopy of hydrogen and antihydrogen.

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Holzscheiter, M.H. & Collaboration, ATHENA March 1, 1999.

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Antihydrogen atoms, produced near rest, trapped in a magnetic well, and cooled to the lowest possible temperature (kinetic energy) could provide an extremely powerful tool for the search of violations of CPT and Lorentz invariance. The author describes plans to trap antiprotons and positrons in a combined Penning trap and to form a significant number of cold antihydrogen atoms for comparative precision spectroscopy of hydrogen and antihydrogen.

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6 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99002008

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  • 5. biennial conference on low energy antiproton physics, Cagliari (Italy), 7-12 Sep 1998

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  • Other: DE99002008
  • Report No.: LA-UR--99-230
  • Report No.: CONF-9809100--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 329546
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678238

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Holzscheiter, M.H. & Collaboration, ATHENA. Formation of low-energy antihydrogen, article, March 1, 1999; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678238/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.