Towards a spin polarized antihydrogen beam

N. Kuroda, S. Ulmer, D. J. Murtagh, S. Van Gorp, Y. Nagata, M. Diermaier, S. Federmann, M. Leali, C. Malbrunot, V. Mascagna, O. Massiczek, K. Michishio, T. Mizutani, A. Mohri, H. Nagahama, M. Ohtsuka, B. Radics, S. Sakurai, C. Sauerzopf, K. SuzukiM. Tajima, H. A. Torii, L. Venturelli, B. Wünschek, J. Zmeskal, N. Zurlo, H. Higaki, Y. Kanai, E. Lodi-Rizzini, Y. Nagashima, Y. Matsuda, E. Widmann, Y. Yamazaki

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Abstract

The ASACUSA collaboration has developed a cusp trap scheme to realize an in-flight high precision microwave spectroscopy of ground-state hyperfine splitting of antihydrogen (H̄) for a stringent test of CPT symmetry. Cold H̄ atoms were successfullysynthesized by employing a cusp trap which consisted of a superconducting anti-Helmholtz coil and a stack of ring electrodes. This was achieved with an antiproton (p̄) accumulator, MUSASHI, and a positron (e+) accumulator. The principal quantum number and the time evolution of H̄ synthesis were investigated. The latest progress was also presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-76
Number of pages10
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Volume228
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Oct 14
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Antihydrogen
  • Atomic beam
  • CPT invariance
  • Rydberg atom

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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    Kuroda, N., Ulmer, S., Murtagh, D. J., Van Gorp, S., Nagata, Y., Diermaier, M., Federmann, S., Leali, M., Malbrunot, C., Mascagna, V., Massiczek, O., Michishio, K., Mizutani, T., Mohri, A., Nagahama, H., Ohtsuka, M., Radics, B., Sakurai, S., Sauerzopf, C., ... Yamazaki, Y. (2014). Towards a spin polarized antihydrogen beam. Hyperfine Interactions, 228(1-3), 67-76. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10751-014-1016-9