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Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 233, Issue 1–3, pp 13–20 | Cite as

The AEgIS experiment

  • G. Testera
  • S. Aghion
  • C. Amsler
  • A. Ariga
  • T. Ariga
  • A. Belov
  • G. Bonomi
  • P. Braunig
  • J. Bremer
  • R. Brusa
  • L. Cabaret
  • M. Caccia
  • R. Caravita
  • F. Castelli
  • G. Cerchiari
  • K. Chlouba
  • S. Cialdi
  • D. Comparat
  • G. Consolati
  • S. Curreli
  • A. Demetrio
  • H. Derking
  • L. Di Noto
  • M. Doser
  • A. Dudarev
  • A. Ereditato
  • R. Ferragut
  • A. Fontana
  • S. Gerber
  • M. Giammarchi
  • A. Gligorova
  • S. Gninenko
  • S. Haider
  • S. Hogan
  • H. Holmestad
  • T. Huse
  • E. J. Jordan
  • J. Kawada
  • A. Kellerbauer
  • M. Kimura
  • D. Krasnický
  • V. Lagomarsino
  • S. Lehner
  • C. Malbrunot
  • S. Mariazzi
  • V. Matveev
  • Z. Mazzotta
  • G. Nebbia
  • P. Nedelec
  • M. Oberthaler
  • N. Pacifico
  • L. Penasa
  • V. Petracek
  • C. Pistillo
  • F. Prelz
  • M. Prevedelli
  • L. Ravelli
  • C. Riccardi
  • O. M. Røhne
  • S. Rosenberger
  • A. Rotondi
  • H. Sandaker
  • R. Santoro
  • P. Scampoli
  • L. Semeria
  • M. Simon
  • M. Spacek
  • J. Storey
  • I. M. Strojek
  • M. Subieta
  • E. Widmann
  • P. Yzombard
  • S. Zavatarelli
  • J. Zmeskal
  • (AEgIS Collaboration)
Article

Abstract

The AEgIS experiment is presently almost completely installed at CERN. It is currently taking data with antiprotons, electrons and positrons. The apparatus is designed to form a cold, pulsed beam of antihydrogen to measure the Earth’s gravitational acceleration g on antimatter and to perform spectroscopy measurements. This paper describes the main features of the apparatus and shows a selected review of some achieved results.

Keywords

Equivalence Principle Antihydrogen Traps 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Testera
    • 14
  • S. Aghion
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. Amsler
    • 3
  • A. Ariga
    • 3
  • T. Ariga
    • 3
  • A. Belov
    • 4
  • G. Bonomi
    • 5
    • 6
  • P. Braunig
    • 7
  • J. Bremer
    • 8
  • R. Brusa
    • 9
    • 10
  • L. Cabaret
    • 11
  • M. Caccia
    • 2
    • 12
  • R. Caravita
    • 13
    • 14
  • F. Castelli
    • 2
    • 15
  • G. Cerchiari
    • 16
  • K. Chlouba
    • 17
  • S. Cialdi
    • 2
    • 15
  • D. Comparat
    • 11
  • G. Consolati
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Curreli
    • 14
  • A. Demetrio
    • 7
  • H. Derking
    • 8
  • L. Di Noto
    • 13
    • 14
  • M. Doser
    • 8
  • A. Dudarev
    • 8
  • A. Ereditato
    • 3
  • R. Ferragut
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Fontana
    • 6
  • S. Gerber
    • 8
  • M. Giammarchi
    • 2
  • A. Gligorova
    • 18
  • S. Gninenko
    • 4
  • S. Haider
    • 8
  • S. Hogan
    • 19
  • H. Holmestad
    • 20
  • T. Huse
    • 20
  • E. J. Jordan
    • 16
  • J. Kawada
    • 3
  • A. Kellerbauer
    • 16
  • M. Kimura
    • 3
  • D. Krasnický
    • 13
  • V. Lagomarsino
    • 13
    • 14
  • S. Lehner
    • 21
  • C. Malbrunot
    • 8
    • 21
  • S. Mariazzi
    • 21
  • V. Matveev
    • 4
  • Z. Mazzotta
    • 15
  • G. Nebbia
    • 22
  • P. Nedelec
    • 23
  • M. Oberthaler
    • 7
  • N. Pacifico
    • 18
  • L. Penasa
    • 9
    • 10
  • V. Petracek
    • 17
  • C. Pistillo
    • 3
  • F. Prelz
    • 2
  • M. Prevedelli
    • 24
  • L. Ravelli
    • 9
    • 10
  • C. Riccardi
    • 6
    • 25
  • O. M. Røhne
    • 20
  • S. Rosenberger
    • 8
  • A. Rotondi
    • 6
    • 25
  • H. Sandaker
    • 18
  • R. Santoro
    • 2
    • 12
  • P. Scampoli
    • 3
  • L. Semeria
    • 14
  • M. Simon
    • 21
  • M. Spacek
    • 17
  • J. Storey
    • 3
  • I. M. Strojek
    • 17
  • M. Subieta
    • 5
    • 6
  • E. Widmann
    • 21
  • P. Yzombard
    • 11
  • S. Zavatarelli
    • 14
  • J. Zmeskal
    • 21
  • (AEgIS Collaboration)
  1. 1.Politecnico of MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.INFN MilanoMilanoItaly
  3. 3.Laboratory for High Energy Physics, Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental PhysicsUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland
  4. 4.Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of ScienceMoscowRussia
  5. 5.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of BresciaBresciaItaly
  6. 6.INFN PaviaPaviaItaly
  7. 7.Kirchhoff-Institute for PhysicsHeidelberg UniversityHeidelbergGermany
  8. 8.Physics DepartmentCERNGeneva 23Switzerland
  9. 9.Department of PhysicsUniversity of TrentoTrentoItaly
  10. 10.TIFPA/INFN TrentoTrentoItaly
  11. 11.Laboratory Aimé Cotton, CNRSUniversity of Paris-Sud, ENS CachanOrsayFrance
  12. 12.Department of ScienceUniversity of InsubriaComoItaly
  13. 13.Department of PhysicsUniversity of GenovaGenovaItaly
  14. 14.Istituto Nazionale Fisica NucleareGenovaItaly
  15. 15.Department of PhysicsUniversity of MilanoMilanoItaly
  16. 16.Max Planck Institute for Nuclear PhysicsHeidelbergGermany
  17. 17.Czech Technical University, PraguePrague 1Czech Republic
  18. 18.Institute of Physics and TechnologyUniversity of BergenBergenNorway
  19. 19.University College LondonLondonUK
  20. 20.Department of PhysicsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway
  21. 21.Stefan Meyer Institute for Subatomic PhysicsAustrian Academy of SciencesViennaAustria
  22. 22.INFN PadovaPadovaItaly
  23. 23.Institute of Nuclear Physics, CNRS/IN2p3University of Lyon 1VilleurbanneFrance
  24. 24.University of BolognaBolognaItaly
  25. 25.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly

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