LNO is one of the six laboratories in the Photon Science Division (PSD). It comprises two groups:

Gun Laser Group

The main mission of the gun laser group is to develop, operate and maintain highly-reliable lasers and related optical schemes for driving the SwissFEL electron gun and laser heater

Details Gun Laser Group

Pump Laser Group

The pump laser group is responsible for the development, maintenance and operation of the short-pulse laser systems with wavelengths ranging from the far infrared (THz) to the ultraviolet used in conjunction with the SwissFEL for pump-probe experiments.

Details Pump Laser Group