an elementary particle having the same mass and spin as an electron
but having a positive
charge equal in magnitude to that of the electron's
negative charge; the antiparticle of the electron
Cloud chamber photograph by C. D. Anderson of the first positron ever identified.
A 6 mm lead plate separates the upper and lower halves of the chamber.
A positron is a particle of matter with the same mass as an electron, but opposite
In this lesson you will learn about anti-matter and the positron. You will learn how
positrons are produced, the symbol for a positron, and some...
Oct 18, 2015 ... A positron is the antimatter equivalent of an electron. Like an electron, a positron
has an extremely low mass, and has a spin of...
Positron, also called positive electron, positively charged subatomic particle
having the same mass and magnitude of charge as the electron and constituting
Positron is the mirror image of an electron. Electron is the fundamental particle
orbiting the nucleus of an atom and has a negative charge. Positron has the...
Dec 27, 2014 ... A positron is an anti-electron, produced form some radioactive decay or pair
production from a gamma ray. It has same mass, spin, but opposite ...
Nov 8, 2014 ... Alpha Decay, Beta Decay, Positron Emission, Electron Capture and Gamma ...
PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scan: What to expect ...
Sep 5, 2008 ... Positrons. What is a positron? A positron is an anti-matter electron (yes, there is
such a thing as anti-matter!). It is identical to the electron in ...