antielectron


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an elementary particle with positive charge

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Dirac propuso para esta eventual particula el nombre de "antielectron", poniendo en evidencia, ademas, que su descubrimiento y observacion real implicaban (con toda probabilidad) notables dificultades, debido a la enorme facilidad de recombinacion y consiguiente aniquilacion del antielectron con los electrones negativos ordinarios, tan abundantes en nuestro mundo fisico.
Also, we can define the strange antimatter as formed by a large number of antiquarks bound together with an antielectron around them.
However, such an antielectron had not been observed in nature.
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).
In the twenty-six years since Dirac had advanced his theory of antiparticles (see 1930), only the antielectron (positron) had been detected.
Although antineutrinos scarcely interact with other particles, every once in a while one out of trillions will collide squarely with a proton, converting it to a neutron (the opposite of the change that produced the antineutrino in the first place) and liberating an antielectron (positron) as well.
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.
The electron was negative, so the antielectron had to be positive.
For example, an atom of unmatter is formed either by electrons, protons, and antineutrons, or by antielectrons, antiprotons, and neutrons.