Complete News World

How did scientists use the laser to manipulate antimatter?  - USP . Newspaper

How did scientists use the laser to manipulate antimatter? – USP . Newspaper

In this episode, we talk to Professor Alexander Swede, of the University of the South Pacific Institute of Physics, who explains how scientists in so-called collaboration with Alpha were able to cool antimatter using lasers.

Written by Denis Pacheco

USP . magazine

Science USP Spotlight #12: How did scientists use lasers to manipulate antimatter?


On published article in the magazine nature, In March of this year, researchers from the CERN-based Alpha Collaboration, short for the European Organization for Nuclear Research, announced the world’s first laser-based antimatter treatment.

By cooling antimatter with a laser, the researchers were able to perform a variety of precision tests to further investigate the properties of antimatter, including experiments that could illuminate the fundamental symmetries of the universe.

To explain how the experiment was conducted, we spoke with Professor Alexander Swede, of the Institute of Physics (IF) at the University of the South Pacific, who is currently working on two international experiments, one in partnership with Brookhaven Laboratory, in the United States, and another, at CERN in Europe.

Listen to the full podcast in the player above. follow on spotify, No Apple Podcast Or your favorite podcast app.

data sheet

Reporting and narration: Cayo Cesar Pereira
Produced by: Denis Pacheco
Sound Editing and Music Composition: Andre Light, Guilherme Calassa and Guilherme Fiorentini

Usage Policy
Reproduction of articles and images is free by citing USP journal and author. In the case of audio files, credits must be given to RĂ¡dio USP and, if indicated, to the authors. For the use of video files, you must mention these credits the TV USP and, if specified, the authors. Photos must be registered as USP photos and the photographer’s name.