Using stochastic acceleration to place experimental limits on the charge of antihydrogen

  title={Using stochastic acceleration to place experimental limits on the charge of antihydrogen},
  author={M. Baquero-Ruiz and Andrew Emile Charman and Joel Fajans and Andrew Little and Alexander Povilus and Francis Robicheaux and Jonathan S. Wurtele and Andrey Zhmoginov},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
Assuming hydrogen is charge neutral, CPT invariance demands that antihydrogen also be charge neutral. Quantum anomaly cancellation also demands that antihydrogen be charge neutral. Standard techniques based on measurements of macroscopic quantities of atoms cannot be used to measure the charge of antihydrogen. In this paper, we describe how the application of randomly oscillating electric fields to a sample of trapped antihydrogen atoms, a form of stochastic acceleration, can be used to place… 

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