FLAIR physics topics

Spectroscopy for tests of CPT and QED


  • Antiprotonic atoms (pbar-He, pbar-p), antihydrogen


Gravitation of antimatter

  • Trapped and laser-cooled antihydrogen


Atomic collisions

  • Ionization, energy loss, antimatter-matter collisions


Antiprotons as hadronic probes

  • X-rays of light antiprotonic atoms: low-energy QCD
  • X-rays of neutron-rich nuclei: nuclear structure (halo)
  • Antineutron interaction
  • Strangeness -2 production


Medical applications: tumor therapy

Full description available in Letter of Intent pdf



FLAIR talks and slides on physics topics

(For further information please also see the publications and talks.)

  • Plans for a next-generation low-energy antiproton facility, by E. Widmann in Comments in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, pdf
  • Antiproton-proton and antineutron elementary cross sections by A. Filippi, ppt
  • Production of strangeness - 2 baryonic states by D. Grzonka, ppt

FLAIR Physics Overview

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