parapositronium


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parapositronium

[¦par·ə‚päz·ə′trō·nē·əm]
(particle physics)
The state of positronium in which the positron and electron have antiparallel spins.
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Other positrons capture electrons from gas atoms thus producing orthopositronium and parapositronium (in ratio 3:1).
12] s, which is a few orders of magnitude less than those of the positron and parapositronium.
n]-quantum after a long delay in the moment of self-annihilation of orthopositronium (free positrons and parapositronium live much shorter).