Low Energy Antiproton RIng

The Low Energy Antiproton Ring (LEAR) decelerated and stored antiprotons for experiments. It was built in 1982 and operated until 1996, when it was converted into the Low Energy Ion Ring (LEIR), which provides lead-ion injection for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). 

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Antihydrogen at CERN: 20 years and going strong

In September 1995 physicists at CERN synthesised the first antihydrogen atoms, paving the way for today’s growing antimatter research

24 September, 2015