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New materials for the computer of the future

Researchers are identifying and studying material compounds whose unique properties could lead to the development of novel types of chip.

Energy security

How can Switzerland achieve the energy transition? PSI researchers provide answers with a unique computer model.

Of fusion reactors, fuel cells, and tin cans

The technology transfer centre ANAXAM has been facilitating access to the material analytics at PSI.

“More objectivity would be helpful”

The current energy debate could do with more facts and less gut feeling – argue Thomas J. Schmidt, renewables expert, and Andreas Pautz, nuclear energy specialist.

Open Day 2022

Nitrogen ice-cream, the Spanisch-Brötli Railway and loads of science – PSI invited the public to its Open Day where visitors got their finger on the pulse of research.

Silver Medal in Electronics for Mario Liechti

PSI electronics technician Mario Liechti comes in second place at the world championships for non-academic professions.

The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland.

The Paul Scherrer Institute

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is a research institute for natural and engineering sciences, conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of future technologies, energy and climate, health innovation and fundamentals of nature. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for the major challenges facing society, science and the economy.

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