# Antimatter creation from collision of photons

Can you create antimatter by letting photons collide?

• Jul 26, 2017 at 20:39
• Jul 26, 2017 at 20:40

Photon-photon pair production can be represented by the equation $\gamma + \gamma^{'}\rightarrow e^-+e^+$, which basically means that the collision of two photons produces an electron and a positron (the anti-electron).