How to use antihydrogen in a sentence
Even the tiniest differences between hydrogen and antihydrogen could undermine modern theories of physics, says study coauthor Makoto Fujiwara, a particle physicist at the Canadian national particle accelerator center, TRIUMF, also in Vancouver.
To craft antihydrogen atoms, Momose and colleagues mixed antiprotons with positrons, the antiparticles of electrons, at the CERN particle physics lab near Geneva.
Over several hours, a laser beam tuned to a specific frequency of UV light slowed the antihydrogen atoms from whizzing around at up to 90 meters per second to about 10 meters per second.
British Dictionary definitions for antihydrogen
hydrogen in which the nucleus is an antiproton with an orbiting positron
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Scientific definitions for antihydrogen
The antimatter that corresponds to hydrogen. Antihydrogen has been useful in studies of the relationship between matter and antimatter, because its matter equivalent (hydrogen) is one of the most studied and most well understood forms of matter.
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