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The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform world-class research in three main subject areas: Matter and Material; Energy and the Environment; and Human Health. By conducting fundamental and applied research, we work on long-term solutions for major challenges facing society, industry and science.
23 September 2020
Skyrmionen

Nanostructures with a unique property

Media Releases Research Using Neutrons Matter and Material

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have for the first time identified special nano-vortices in a material: antiferromagnetic skyrmions.

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22 September 2020
Thorsten Schmitt (links) und Milan Radovic an ihrer Experimentierstation an der Synchrotron Lichtquelle Schweiz SLS.

Customising an electronic material

Media Releases Research Using Synchrotron Light Materials Research Matter and Material

PSI scientists have investigated a material that could be suitable for future data storage applications. They have manipulated the crystalline structure of their sample while measuring how this affects the material’s magnetic and electronic properties.

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21 September 2020
PSI-Forscher Vitaly Sushkevich (links) und Manoj Ravi, Doktorand der ETH Zürich, im PSI-Labor.

Better catalysts for a sustainable bioeconomy

Media Releases Research Using Synchrotron Light Materials Research Matter and Material

Zeolites are already indispensable additives in the chemical industry – researchers from PSI and ETH Zurich suggest ways to make them still more efficient.

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