Search for Antihelium in the Cosmic Radiation

R.E. Streitmatter, L.M. Barbier, E.R. Christian, K.E. Krombel, J.W. Mitchell, J.F. Ormes, A.J. Davis, A.W. Labrador, R.A. Mewaldt, S.M. Schindler, M. Hof, W. Menn, O. Reimer, M. Simon, R.L. Golden, S.J. Stochaj, W.R. Webber, Ib Lundgaard Rasmussen

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    The balloon-borne Isotope Matter-Antimatter Experiment (IMAX) was flown from Lynn Lake, Manitoba Canada on July 16-17, 1992. Sixteen hours of data were taken. Measurements of multiple dE/dX, rigidity, and time of flight were used to search for antihelium in the cosmic radiation. A report on the results will be given. The IMAX experiment was supported by NASA: RTOP 353-87-02 (GSFC); grants NAGW-1919 (Caltech) and NAGW- 1418 (NMSU), and in Germany by the DFG and the BMFT. ^1currently at Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalAmerican Physical Society Meeting Abstracts
    Pages (from-to)704-+
    Publication statusPublished - 1996


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