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Investigation of the fine structure of Antihydrogen

On February 19, 2020, ALPHA published the first investigation of the fine structure of Antihydrogen.

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19 Feb 2020

Timelapse of the ALPHA-g addition to the ALPHA Experiment

In 2018 the ALPHA Experiment was expanded with the addition of ALPHA-g. Look at timelapse videos to see the massive changes, from installation to beamline!

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30 Sep 2019

Lyman-Alpha Transition observed in Antihydrogen

The ALPHA collaboration has for the first time observed single-photon excitation of antihydrogen atoms from the ground (1S) state to the 2P state using 121nm pulsed laser light - the so-called lyman-alpha line of the Lyman series.

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23 Aug 2018

First 1S-2S Line Shape published in Nature

Our latest breakthrough, the first detailed study of one of the hyperfine components of the 1S-2S line in trapped antihydrogen has been published in Nature and is the most precise and most accurate measurement of antimatter to date.

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04 Apr 2018

ALPHA featured in the CERN Courrier

Following 30 years of effort by the low-energy antimatter community at CERN, the ALPHA collaboration has made seminal measurements of antihydrogen’s spectral structure in a bid to test nature’s fundamental symmetries.

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17 Feb 2018

ALPHA Collaboration Meeting January 24-26, 2018

Participants in ALPHA's annual collaboration meeting at CERN.

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25 Jan 2018

Observation of the 1S-2S Transition in Trapped Antihydrogen published in Nature

Our latest breakthrough, the first observation of the 1S-2S transition in trapped antihydrogen has been published in Nature and is the first time a spectral line has been observed in antihydrogen.

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16 Dec 2016

The 2016 Run is over

We've shut down for 2016 - see you next year!

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06 Dec 2016
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06 Dec 2016

ELENA finishes Commissioning

ELENA, a new ring that will slow the Antiproton Decelerator's antiprotons down even further has now finished construction and is entering the commissioning phase. Read about it here and check out the timelapse video of the construction below. For more information, read the CERN Courier article or visit the ELENA project website.

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30 Nov 2016

Minutephysics talks Antimatter

Popular youtube channel minutephysics has just put out a nice video explaining antimatter. Check it out!

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20 Sep 2014