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an elementary particle with positive charge


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Also, we can define the strange antimatter as formed by a large number of antiquarks bound together with an antielectron around them.
20), each of which consists of a negatively charged antiproton orbited by one positively charged antielectron, or positron.
Or, similarly for un-deuterium 2, to convert/transform in a deuterium atom the electron into an antielectron, and the proton into an antiproton (we can call it un-deuterium of type 2).
Thus, a neutron decays into an electron, a proton and an antineutrino, whereas an antinuetron decays into an antielectron (positron), an antiproton and a neutrino.
For example, an atom of unmatter is formed either by electrons, protons, and antineutrons, or by antielectrons, antiprotons, and neutrons.
This concept calls for a machine to collide electrons and positrons, also known as antielectrons, headon at energies similar to that of the LHC.
The experiment captures antiprotons and combines them with antielectrons (positrons) to make antihydrogen atoms, which are stored and studied for a few seconds in a magnetic trap.