what are they actually doing there?
In these pages, we would like to present the Paul Scherrer Institute to an interested public in a generally comprehensible way. Here you can learn more about the research topics we are working on and the unique large research facilities we are using to find answers to a variety of scientific questions.
In pursuit of particularly stable quantum bits, researchers have closely examined the electron distribution in two semiconductors.
The European Research Council approves PSI projects for the development of a quantum computer and brain research worth about 5 million euros.
PSI scientists have shed light on the structure of an important component of the eye: CNG ion channels whose job is to relay optical signals to the brain.
This gallery presents five people who have been treated at the PSI's Center for Proton Therapy.
Boosted with superconductivity: Semiconductor technology can get a new twist by exploiting quantum effects in superconductors.
Kantonsspital Baden and the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have signed a cooperation agreement.
PSI scientists help construct the new European Spallation Source ESS
Park Innovaare located next to PSI is growing, further pursuing its mission to help cutting-edge Swiss research transition to concrete applications and profitable companies.
In partnership with Roche, PSI scientists are developing new, potentially more efficient catalysts for manufacturing active substances for drug therapies.
25 November 1996: a world first for PSI’s Center for Proton Therapy in treating a cancer patient using the spot-scanning technique.
On 9 November 2021 a lung cancer patient was given proton therapy at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI for the first time in Switzerland.
New study explores methods for using waste gas efficiently.
Margit Schwikowski is head of the Laboratory for Environmental Chemistry at PSI. In an interview, she explains what aerosols have to do with climate change.