An international research team at SwissFEL of PSI has discovered how an enzyme repairs DNA damage with the help of sunlight.
SwissFEL sheds light on how lattice and atomic spins jiggle together.
High throughput experiments will enable new structural biology users to benefit from XFEL light.
Short flashes of an unusual kind of X-ray light at SwissFEL and SLS bring scientists closer to developing better catalysts to transform the greenhouse gas methane into a less harmful chemical.
Gas attenuators are important devices providing accurate variation of photon intensity for soft X-ray beamlines. In the SwissFEL ATHOS beamline front-end the space is very limited and an innovative approach has been taken to provide attenuation of three orders of magnitude up to an energy of 1200 eV. Additive manufacturing of a differential pumping system vacuum manifold allowed a triple pumping stage to be realized in a space of less than half a meter. Measurements have shown that the response of the device is as expected from theoretical calculations.
A newly developed algorithm allows measurements performed at X-ray free-electron lasers to be evaluated more efficiently.
20 international students visited PSI as part of the renowned Hercules School to learn about our state-of-the-art techniques and methodologies at our large scale facilities.
PSI scientists have discovered the very first step occurring in the eye when light hits the retina.