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Gamma radioactive decay of anti-particles

  1. Mar 13, 2010 #1


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    Just needed to clarify something. When anti-particles undergo gamma radioactive decay, is a gamma ray produced, or an anti-gamma ray? Or something completely different?

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  3. Mar 13, 2010 #2


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    Photons (including gamma rays) do not have antiparticles. At a distance particle decay cannot be distinguished from antiparticle decay by spectral analysis.
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