Walter Oelert

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Walter Oelert
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Born14 July 1942 (1942-07-14) (age 79)
NationalityGerman
Known forProducing the first antihydrogen atoms
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsResearch Center Juelich

Walter Oelert (born 14 July 1942) is a Professor at the Juelich Research Center in Germany.

Research[edit]

In 1995 under the leadership of Professor Walter Oelert, the international group of physicists in the CERN laboratory managed to show that they had obtained experimentally nine atoms of antihydrogen in a particle accelerator.[1] Later research allowed the CERN scientists to collect anti-protons among low-energy positrons until they combine into anti-atoms and store them at very low temperatures.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Freedman, David H. "Antiatoms: Here Today . . ". Discover Magazine.
  2. ^ "Researchers 'look inside' antimatter". BBC News. 2002-10-30.
  3. ^ Baur, G.; Boero, G.; Brauksiepe, A.; Buzzo, A.; Eyrich, W.; Geyer, R.; Grzonka, D.; Hauffe, J.; Kilian, K.; LoVetere, M.; Macri, M.; Moosburger, M.; Nellen, R.; Oelert, W.; Passaggio, S.; Pozzo, A.; Röhrich, K.; Sachs, K.; Schepers, G.; Sefzick, T.; Simon, R.S.; Stratmann, R.; Stinzing, F.; Wolke, M. (1996). "Production of antihydrogen". Physics Letters B. 368 (3): 251–258. doi:10.1016/0370-2693(96)00005-6. ISSN 0370-2693.

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