antimatter

Several experiments at CERN study the properties of antimatter – material composed of antiparticles which have the same mass as matter particles but opposite charge. 

62 results

LHCb reveals secret of antimatter creation in cosmic collisions

The finding may help determine whether or not any antimatter seen by experiments in space originates from dark matter

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Physics
07 April, 2022

ASACUSA sees surprising behaviour of hybrid atoms in superfluid helium

The result may open doors to several lines of research in particle physics and beyond

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Physics
16 March, 2022

BASE breaks new ground in matter–antimatter comparisons

The collaboration has made the most precise comparison yet between protons and antiprotons and tested whether or not they behave in the same way under the influence of gravity

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Physics
05 January, 2022

Two-trap cooling promises antimatter precision

The BASE collaboration has performed the first demonstration of two-trap sympathetic cooling, promising substantial improvements to studies of antiprotons

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Physics
25 August, 2021

Data-taking in physics facilities is resuming

With the Proton Synchrotron and its Booster accelerating protons to high energies again, the physics season can start at the ISOLDE radioactive ion beam facility and the Antimatter Factory

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Experiments
30 June, 2021

LHCb measures tiny mass difference between particles

The result is a milestone in the study of how a particle known as a D0 meson changes from matter into antimatter and back

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Physics
08 June, 2021

CERN approves two new experiments to transport antimatter

The experiments are compact enough to be transported in a small truck or van

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Physics
26 March, 2021

AEgIS on track to test free fall of antimatter

New technique for producing antihydrogen atoms is important milestone for measuring influence of gravity on antimatter

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Experiments
11 February, 2021
Experiments
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11 February, 2021

A transportable antiproton trap to unlock the secrets of antimatter

The BASE collaboration is developing a transportable antiproton trap to make higher-precision measurements of the properties of antimatter

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Physics
03 November, 2020

LHCb sees new form of matter–antimatter asymmetry in strange beauty particles

The LHCb collaboration has observed time-dependent matter–antimatter asymmetry in the decays of strange beauty particles into charged kaons

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Physics
06 October, 2020