antibaryon


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an·ti·bar·y·on

 (ăn′tē-băr′ē-ŏn′, ăn′tī-)
n.
The antiparticle of a baryon.
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antibaryon

(ˌæntɪˈbærɪən)
n
(Atomic Physics) physics the antiparticle of any of the baryons
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Noun1.antibaryon - the antiparticle of a baryon; a hadron with a baryon number of -1
hadron - any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
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It has also been suggested that the measurement of strange antibaryon to baryon ratios could help distinguish between a hadron gas and deconfined plasma of quarks and gluons [10].
And now, scientists working with the Baryon Antibaryon Symmetry Experiment (BASE) have (http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14084) achieved a sixfold improvement in accuracy of the magnetic moment of the antiproton.
Hence the subscript [alpha] in (1) represents baryon or antibaryon in the CVE search.