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Can Antimatter react with Higgs?

  1. Aug 6, 2012 #1
    Since Particles react with the Higgs Field to gain mass, can't the antiparticles react with it too to gain mass.
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  3. Aug 6, 2012 #2
    Not only can, they should.

    With the usual caveat of course - IF we figured them out correctly. However, since you refer to the Higgs as currently defined by theory then, within that same theory, the answer is - yep.
  4. Aug 6, 2012 #3


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    The Higgs field is believed to be a scalar field, meaning the Higgs should be a spin zero boson and indiscriminatively confer mass to all fermions. For discussion, see http://arxiv.org/abs/1202.6660
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