Advances in Antihydrogen Physics

@article{Charlton2015AdvancesIA,
  title={Advances in Antihydrogen Physics},
  author={Mike Charlton and D.P. van der Werf},
  journal={Science Progress},
  year={2015},
  volume={98},
  pages={34 - 62}
}
The creation of cold antihydrogen atoms by the controlled combination of positrons and antiprotons has opened up a new window on fundamental physics. More recently, techniques have been developed that allow some antihydrogen atoms to be created at low enough kinetic energies that they can be held inside magnetic minimum neutral atom traps. With confinement times of many minutes possible, it has become feasible to perform experiments to probe the properties of the antiatom for the first time. We… 
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Special issue on antihydrogen and positronium

Department of Physics, College of Science, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA

Low-energy l-mixing collisions of excited positronium with protons and antiprotons

We investigate l-mixing processes in collisions of excited positronium (Ps) atoms with protons in the range of the principal quantum number n of the Ps atom between 4 and 8. We show first that

Recent progress in the description of positron scattering from atoms using the convergent close-coupling theory

Much progress in the theory of positron scattering on atoms has been made in the ten years since the review of Surko et al (2005 J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 38 R57). We review this progress for

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On the formation of trappable antihydrogen

The formation of antihydrogen atoms from antiprotons injected into a positron plasma is simulated, focussing on the fraction that fulfil the conditions necessary for confinement of anti-atoms in a

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