Oscillating Proton (image) Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz Share Print E-Mail Caption The oscillating proton (red) generates a tiny current which is recorded using highly sensitive electronic detectors. The red arrow represents the magnetic moment of the proton; the green lines indicate the magnetic field in the trap. Credit ill./©: Georg Schneider, JGU Usage Restrictions This image is only to be used in the connection with the press release Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.