I Demolecularization using antimatter

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Wondering if it's possible to create positrons artificially
So is it at all possible to artificially generate positrons in extremely large quantities. If so then wouldn't it be possible to shoot them in a constant stream and demolecularize anything they touch?
 

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What does "demolecularize" mean?
 

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Into what?

And seriously, if it isn't worth your time to spend m ore than three words clarifying your question, why is it worth any of our time to answer it?
 
Sorry didnt mean to be rude. Demolecularization is destroying the electron bonds in a compound sending it back to its original atomic state.
 
If were at all possible to create positrons like that, then I could shoot them at compounds like water or CO2 and separate them into their original atoms.
 

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original atomic state
Well, it's not so clear that this is "original" in any real sense, but the answer is that positrons not only have enough energy to disrupt bonds, they also have enough energy to disrupt atoms, so the answer is "no".
 
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It takes about 4 eV to turn a water molecule into hydrogen and oxygen. To create a positron, you need at least one million eV.
 
Well, it's not so clear that this is "original" in any real sense, but the answer is that positrons not only have enough energy to disrupt bonds, they also have enough energy to disrupt atoms, so the answer is "no".
Ok thanks
 
It takes about 4 eV to turn a water molecule into hydrogen and oxygen. To create a positron, you need at least one million eV.
Ok thanks
 

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