Possible antihydrogen production using trapped plasmas

G. Gabrielse*, S. L. Rolston, L. Haarsma, W. Kells

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Abstract

Since antiprotons have been captured in an ion trap, we consider the possibility of producing antihydrogen by merging cold trapped plasmas of antiprotons and positrons. The calculated, instantaneous rate for antihydrogen production by the 3-body recombination {Mathematical expression} is much higher than for other proposed techniques, opening up intriguing experimental possibilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)287-293
Number of pages7
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Volume44
Issue number1-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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