AEGIS at CERN: Measuring Antihydrogen Fall

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The main goal of the AEGIS experiment at the CERN Antiproton Decelerator is testing fundamental laws such as the weak equivalence principle (WEP) and the CPT symmetry. In the first phase of AEGIS, a beam of antihydrogen will be formed whose fall in the gravitational field is measured in a Moirè deflectometer; this will constitute the first test of the WEP with antimatter.

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Correspondence to Marco G. Giammarchi.

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The members of AEGIS Collaboration are listed in Appendix.

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Giammarchi, M.G., AEGIS Collaboration. AEGIS at CERN: Measuring Antihydrogen Fall. Few-Body Syst 54, 779–782 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00601-012-0439-6

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Keywords

  • Rydberg State
  • Antihydrogen
  • Gravity Measurement
  • Positronium Formation
  • Antihydrogen Atom