ATRAP measures most accurate antiproton magnetic moment ever

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 29 April 2013 in:
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The ATRAP experiment at CERN’s Antiproton Decelerator [AD] has measured the magnetic moment of the antiproton with highest accuracy to date. ATRAP’s new result may help to eventually unveil one of the great mysteries of modern physics: the matter-antimatter imbalance of the Universe. Results are described in a paper published in Physical Review Letters last month.

In order to make the most accurate measurements of the antiprotons’ properties, the ATRAP’s team was able…

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