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Bringing SwissFEL light to industrial users

High throughput experiments will enable new structural biology users to benefit from XFEL light.

SLS 2.0: “Dark time” during the upgrade

The SLS is shutting down temporarily as it undergoes a major upgrade.

Deciphering the secrets of the brain

A place for cutting-edge research: PSI researchers to receive comprehensive funding from the US NIH for their brain research.

3D insights into an innovative manufacturing process

3D printing for creating complex shapes

How trees influence cloud formation

Researchers at PSI have taken a closer look at a previously disregarded factor in the formation of clouds. This could improve the accuracy of climate forecasting.

How can cobalt be reduced in EV batteries?

The electrification of transport is increasing. This means, more batteries are needed. However, some of these batteries contain an extremely problematic raw material: cobalt. PSI is researching alternatives.

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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