Research with Neutrons and Muons
The PSI NUM department
is one of the five PSI research departments. It's mission is to perform excellent research with neutrons and muons and to operate the three PSI user facilities SINQ, SμS and Particle Physics.
13. May 2013
Restart of proton accelerator 2013
On May 13, 2013 the PSI proton accelerator has started its 2013 campaign successfully. From now on until the end of the year experimentalists from all over the world will again benefit from the use of the large scale facilities, which are linked to the world's strongest proton accelerator: the PSI neutron and muon sources SINQ and SμS, respectively, the installations for particle physics and the Ultracold Neutron Source UCN.
18. February 2013
SINQ Scientific Advisory Committee: new chairman
From summer 2013 on Peter Böni from TU Munich has been appointed as new chairman of the SINQ SAC
. Peter takes over that function from the leaving chairman Andrew Boothroyd (University of Oxford), who served the SINQ SAC since 2004 and acted as its chairman from 2006 on. PSI, the NUM department and the whole SINQ crew thank Andrew very warmly for all his great support over the last years and we wish Peter all the best and a good start for his new duties. The photo shows Peter Böni (left) and Andrew Boothroyd (right) together with the head of the Laboratory for Neutron Scattering Christian Rüegg.
1. February 2013
JUM@P user meeting 2013
Registration is open now for the 3rd Joint User Meeting JUM@P'13 of the PSI facilities SINQ, SLS and SμS on September 18-20, 2013. The meeting will consist of a plenary session on the first and three parallel topical workshops on the second day, namely 'Opportunities for energy research', 'Functional materials' and 'Strongly correlated electron systems'. One highlight will be the award of the 3rd PSI Thesis Medal on September 18. The 2013 annual meeting of the 'European Synchrotron User Association ESUO
' will be organized as a satellite meeting of JUM@P'13. Online registration and detailed information is available from the JUM@P'13 webpage
15. January 2013
PSI summer school 2013
NUM will again organize the PSI summer school 2013 on Condensed Matter Research at the Lyceum Alpinum in Zuoz, Switzerland from August 17-23, 2013. The topic of the school will be 'Materials - structure and magnetism' and the school will be followed by hands-on practical training at the PSI large user facilities SINQ, SμS and SLS. Online registration and detailed information is available from the school's webpage
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