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antiparticle

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A subatomic particle that has the same mass as another particle and equal but opposite values of some other property or properties. For example, the antiparticle of the electron is the...

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antiparticle

Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

A subatomic particle that has the same mass as another particle and equal but opposite values of some other property or properties. For example, the antiparticle of the electron is the...

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antiparticle

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 198 words.

A subatomic particle that has the same mass as another particle and equal but opposite values of some other property or properties. For example, the antiparticle of the electron is the...

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antiparticle

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 169 words.

A subatomic particle that has the same mass as another particle and equal but opposite values of some other property

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antiparticle

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 193 words.

A subatomic particle that has the same mass as another particle and equal but opposite values of some other property

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antiparticle

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 55 words.

(not hyphenated) A particle with the same mass as a given particle and with charge, isospin quantum number, and strangeness

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anti-particles

Andrew Liddle and Jon Loveday.

in The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 462 words.

In the classification of fundamental particles embodied by the standard model of particle physics, an important symmetry is that every

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Testing the CKM Picture of Flavour and <i>CP</i> Violation in Rare <i>K</i> and <i>B</i> Decays and Particle-Antiparticle Mixing

Andrzej J. Buras.

in Progress of Theoretical Physics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particles and Fields. 0 words.

We summarize briefly the CKM picture of flavour and CP violation that governs the models with minimal flavour violation (MFV). We then describe how this framework can be efficiently tested...

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positron

Edited by Andrew J. Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 6 words.

The antiparticle of the *electron.

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Majorana fermions

Tom Lancaster and Stephen J. Blundell.

in Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur

April 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3867 words.

Majorana fermions, particles that are their own antiparticles, are described.

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pair annihilation

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 42 words.

The mutual destruction of a particle and its antiparticle. The energy reappears as photons or other particle–antiparticle pairs. For example,

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beta particle

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 19 words.

A particle that is emitted in *beta decay: either an electron or its antiparticle, the positron.

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beta particle

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 23 words.

A particle that is emitted in *beta decay: either an electron or its antiparticle, the positron.

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positron

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 13 words.

The antiparticle of the *electron. See also annihilation; elementary particles; pair production.

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positron

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 13 words.

The antiparticle of the *electron. See also annihilation; elementary particles; pair production.

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positron

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 14 words.

The antiparticle of the *electron. See also annihilation; elementary particles; pair production.

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antimatter

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 102 words.

Matter composed of antiparticles: subatomic particles that have identical *rest mass to corresponding particles of ordinary matter but

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annihilation

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 82 words.

The destruction of a particle and its *antiparticle as a result of a collision between them. The annihilation radiation

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antiatom

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 64 words.

An atom in which all the particles of an ordinary atom are replaced by their *antiparticles, i.e. electrons

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charge conjugation

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 41 words.

Symbol C. A property of elementary particles that determines the difference between a particle and its *antiparticle.

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PAMELA

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 40 words.

The first satellite-based experiment to investigate *cosmic radiation, particularly *antiparticles such as the *positron and the

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