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Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 44, Issue 1–4, pp 271–286 | Cite as

Antihydrogen by positronium-antiproton collisons

  • B. I. Deutch
  • L. H. Andersen
  • P. Hvelplund
  • F. M. Jacobsen
  • H. Knudsen
  • M. H. Holzscheiter
  • M. Charlton
  • G. Laricchia
Formation of and Experiments with Antihydrogen

Abstract

A method for producing antihydrogen,\(\bar H\), by positronium-antiproton collisions is described. Included are the calculated capture cross sections, and short descriptions of the electrostatic slow positron beam, positronium-formation, and the antiproton ion trap to be used for antihydrogen production. With present available technology, collimated monoenergetic\(\bar H\) beams with an energy of a few keV and an intensity in the order of one per second can be produced by this method. Possible enhancements of this rate are discussed.

Keywords

Thin Film Short Description Capture Cross Section Capture Cross Antihydrogen 
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© J.C. Baltzer A.G. Scientific Publishing Company 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. I. Deutch
    • 1
  • L. H. Andersen
    • 1
  • P. Hvelplund
    • 1
  • F. M. Jacobsen
    • 1
  • H. Knudsen
    • 1
  • M. H. Holzscheiter
    • 2
  • M. Charlton
    • 3
  • G. Laricchia
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsUniversity of AarhusAarhus CDenmark
  2. 2.Physics DivisionLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA
  3. 3.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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