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Positrons ride the wave

Nature volume 524, pages 422423 (27 August 2015) | Download Citation

Experiments reveal that positrons — the antimatter equivalents of electrons — can be rapidly accelerated using a plasma wave. The findings pave the way to high-energy electron–positron particle colliders. See Letter p.442

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  1. Philippe Piot is in the Department of Physics, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA, and at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois.

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