antielectron

NOUN
  1. an elementary particle with positive charge; interaction of a positron and an electron results in annihilation
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  • A free neutron, for example, will decay with a half-life of about 18 minutes into a proton, electron and antielectron-neutrino, due to a down quark decaying into an up quark via the emission of a virtual W- particle. Your Favorite Conservatives on Evolution and ID - The Panda's Thumb
  • The first antielectron was produced in 1932, and particle accelerators helped scientists create the first antiproton in 1955. Angels, demons and tedium « Anglican Samizdat
  • Antimatter also exists and so there is an antiproton, an antineutron and an antielectron often called the positron.
  • The antielectron does not have “anti-mass” in any sense, but looking at the equations you can sort of tilt your head, and if you hold you mouth just right, the antielectron looks like an electron with negative energy moving backward in time. Higgs 101
  • (In normal hydrogen atom an electron is bound to a proton, but in antihydrogen atom an antielectron (positron) is bound to an antiproton.) Santhosh Mathew, PhD: Seeking the Lost Seeds of Big Bang
  • (In normal hydrogen atom an electron is bound to a proton, but in antihydrogen atom an antielectron (positron) is bound to an antiproton.) Santhosh Mathew, PhD: Seeking the Lost Seeds of Big Bang
  • If an electron hits an antielectron and is anihalated, does the wave equation field thing dissapear everywhere simultaneously? Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Quantum Mechanics, But Were Afraid to Ask
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