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The best of both worlds

Annalisa Manera works as a nuclear researcher at PSI and as a professor at ETH Zurich. A portrait.

Energy efficiency in times of potential power shortages

How PSI is continuously improving the energy efficiency of its own infrastructure and large research facilities

Further optimising car brakes

Research scientists at PSI and ANAXAM use neutrons to look inside brake callipers and identify potential ways of reducing CO2 emissions.

A two-part upgrade for the proton accelerator

A two-part upgrade is planned for HIPA from 2025 to 2028. Preparations are already under way.

3.1 million in funding for new research projects at PSI

The PSI scientists Zurab Guguchia and Kirsten Schnorr are to receive grants totalling CHF 3.1 million from the Swiss National Science Foundation for ground-breaking projects.

Preparing for energy shortages and blackouts

Peter Burgherr is a risk researcher at PSI. In this interview he talks about possible power shortages in the coming winter and how to prepare for them.

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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