Ice and atoms: Experiments with laboratory-based positron beams


Coleman, P. G., 2011. Ice and atoms: Experiments with laboratory-based positron beams. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 262 (1), 012015.

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    This short review presents results of new positron and positronium (Ps) experiments in condensed matter and atomic physics, as an illustration of the satisfying variety of scientific endeavours involving positron beams which can be pursued with relatively simple apparatus in a university laboratory environment. The first of these two studies - on ice films - is an example of how positrons and Ps can provide new insights into an important system which has been widely interrogated by other techniques. The second is an example of how simple positron beam systems can still provide interesting information - here on a current interesting fundamental problem in positron atomic physics.


    Item Type Articles
    CreatorsColeman, P. G.
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    DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Physics
    ID Code23199
    Additional Information12th International Workshop on Slow Positron Beam Techniques for Solids, Surfaces, Atoms and Molecules, SLOPOS12. 1-6 August 2010. Magnetic Island, QLD, Australia.


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