This quantity is the outgrowth of a workshop held in October, 2000 on the Institute for Theoretical Atomic and Molecular Physics on the Harvard- Smithsonian middle for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA. the purpose of this booklet (similar in topic to the workshop) is to give an summary of recent instructions in antimatter physics and chemistry learn. The emphasis is on positron and positronium interactions either with themselves and with traditional topic. The timeliness of this topic comes from a number of concerns. New ideas for excessive positron resources and the advance of positron accumulators and trap-based positron beams offer qualitatively new experimental services. at the theoretical part, the facility to version advanced structures and complicated strategies has elevated dramatically lately, due partially to growth in computational physics. There are shortly an fascinating number of phenomena that wait for theoretical rationalization. it's nearly guaranteed that the recent experimental features during this sector will result in a speedy growth of this checklist. This e-book is prepared into 4 sections: the 1st part discusses strength new experimental features and the makes use of and the development that will be made with them. the second one part discusses themes related to antihydrogen and many-body phenomena, together with Bose condensation of positronium atoms and positron interactions with fabrics. the ultimate sections deal with quite a number issues concerning positron and positronium interactions with atoms and molecules.

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