Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 44, Issue 1–4, pp 349–355 | Cite as

Trapped antihydrogen for spectroscopy and gravitation studies: Is it possible?

  • G. Gabrielse
Formation of and Experiments with Antihydrogen

Abstract

Possibilities for trapping and cooling antihydrogen atoms for spectroscopy and gravitational measurements are discussed. A measurement of the gravitational force on antihydrogen seems feasible if antihydrogen can be cooled to of order 1 milli-Kelvin. Difficulties in obtaining this low energy are discussed in the hope of stimulating required experimental and theoretical studies.

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© J.C. Baltzer A.G. Scientific Publishing Company 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gabrielse
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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