Scientific Highlights

15 December 2022
Zurab Guguchia und Kirsten Schnorr

3.1 million in funding for new research projects at PSI

Media Releases Large Research Facilities Health Innovation Future Technologies Fundamentals of Nature

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.

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8 September 2022
Thomas Schmidt

A piece of PSI history sets off on a long journey

Research Using Synchrotron Light Large Research Facilities SwissFEL

Off to new shores – a high-tech component is on its way from PSI to Australia by sea. In future, it will be deployed at the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne.

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20 July 2022

Solving the unsolvable

Large Research Facilities Future Technologies Data Science

PSI and ETH Zurich have founded the Quantum Computing Hub, where top researchers work together on concepts for quantum computers.

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13 July 2022
Romain Ganter tinkers with the finishing touches of the upgrade to Athos

Athos just got even better

An ambitious upgrade at the soft X-ray beamline of the free electron laser SwissFEL opens up new experimental capabilities.

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22 June 2022
 Schneller und smarter

Faster and smarter

Large Research Facilities Data Science

PSI is pooling its expertise regarding the evaluation of research data in the new research division Scientific Computing, Theory and Data.

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28 March 2022
Hercules School 2022 group photo

Hercules School 2022

PSI hosted again the Hercules School in March 2022. We had the pleasure to welcome 20 international PhD students, PostDocs and scientists to demonstrate our state-of-the-art techniques and methodologies at our large scale facilities, the Swiss Light Source (SLS), the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source (SINQ) and our free electron laser SwissFEL.

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15 February 2022
Reiche, Aeppli and Gerber

Opening the door to X-ray quantum optics

The 'perfect' X-ray beam-splitter: Researchers at SwissFEL have an ingenious solution to produce coherent copies of pulses, facilitating a realm of new X-ray techniques.

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