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Overview of Recent Work on Laser Excitation of Positronium for the Formation of Antihydrogen

Yzombard, P. (LAC, Orsay) ; Amsler, C. (U. Bern, AEC) ; Ariga, T. (U. Bern, AEC) ; Bonomi, G. (INFN, Pavia) ; Bräunig, P. (Kirchhoff Inst. Phys.) ; Brusa, R.S. (TIFPA-INFN, Trento) ; Cabaret, L. (LAC, Orsay) ; Caccia, M. (INFN, Milan) ; Caravita, R. (CERN) ; Castelli, F. (Milan U.) ; Cerchiari, G. (Heidelberg, Max Planck Inst.) ; Comparat, D. (LAC, Orsay) ; Consolati, G. (Milan Polytechnic) ; Demetrio, A. (Kirchhoff Inst. Phys.) ; Noto, L.Di (INFN, Genoa) ; Doser, M. (CERN) ; Ereditato, A. (U. Bern, AEC) ; Evans, C. (Milan Polytechnic) ; Ferragut, R. (Milan Polytechnic) ; Fesel, J. (CERN) ; Fontana, A. (INFN, Pavia) ; Gerber, S. (CERN) ; Giammarchi, M. (INFN, Milan) ; Gligorova, A. (Bergen U.) ; Guatieri, F. (TIFPA-INFN, Trento) ; Haider, S. (CERN) ; Holmestad, H. (Oslo U.) ; Huse, T. (Oslo U.) ; Kellerbauer, A. (Heidelberg, Max Planck Inst.) ; Krasnický, D. (INFN, Genoa) ; Lagomarsino, V. (INFN, Genoa) ; Lansonneur, P. (Lyon, IPN) ; Lebrun, P. (Lyon, IPN) ; Malbrunot, C. (Stefan Meyer Inst. Subatomare Phys.) ; Mariazzi, S. (Stefan Meyer Inst. Subatomare Phys.) ; Matveev, V. (Dubna, JINR) ; Mazzotta, Z. (Milan U.) ; Nebbia, G. (INFN, Padua) ; Nedelec, P. (Lyon, IPN) ; Oberthaler, M. (Kirchhoff Inst. Phys.) ; Pacifico, N. (Bergen U.) ; Pagano, D. (INFN, Pavia) ; Penasa, L. (TIFPA-INFN, Trento) ; Petracek, V. (Prague, Tech. U.) ; Pistillo, C. (U. Bern, AEC) ; Prelz, F. (INFN, Milan) ; Prevedelli, M. (U. Bologna (main)) ; Ravelli, L. (TIFPA-INFN, Trento) ; Rienaecker, B. (CERN) ; Røne, O.M. (Oslo U.) ; Rotondi, A. (Pavia U.) ; Sacerdoti, M. (Milan U.) ; Sandaker, H. (Oslo U.) ; Santoro, R. (Insubria U., Como) ; Scampoli, P. (Naples U.) ; Smestad, L. (Res. Council, Norway) ; Sorrentino, F. (INFN, Genoa) ; Strojek, I.M. (Prague, Tech. U.) ; Testera, G. (INFN, Genoa) ; Tietje, I.C. (CERN) ; Vamosi, S. (Stefan Meyer Inst. Subatomare Phys.) ; Widmann, E. (Stefan Meyer Inst. Subatomare Phys.) ; Zmeskal, J. (Stefan Meyer Inst. Subatomare Phys.) ; Zurlo, N. (Brescia U.)

Published in: JPS Conf.Proc.
Year: 2017
Vol.: 18
Page No: 011026
Pages: 11
Year: 2017 published

Abstract: The AEgIS experiment carried out at CERN aims to form a cold antihydrogen beam to perform precision studies on gravity. A key ingredient is the creation of antihydrogen via a charge-exchange process between trapped antiprotons and Rydberg excited positronium atoms (Ps). In the present, the latest results of laser excitation of Ps are reviewed, as well as studies on a possible laser manipulation and cooling of Ps and antiprotons.

Keyword(s): Positronium ; Antihydrogen ; Laser-matter interaction ; Positronium laser excitation ; Positronium laser cooling ; anions laser cooling

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DOI: 10.7566/JPSCP.18.011026
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