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Jens Gobrecht

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Head Laboratory for Micro- and Nanotechnology

Paul Scherrer Institut
5232 Villigen PSI

Telephone: +41 56 310 2529
Fax: +41 56 310 2646
Office at Univ. of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, INKA
Klosterzelgstrasse 2
CH-5210 Windisch, Switzerland


Areas of professional interest and experience:

  • Micro- and nanotechnology
  • Polymer nanotechnology
  • Silicon and solid state processing, technology and metrology
  • Photovoltaic energy conversion devices, solar cells
  • Electrochemical energy conversion and storage
  • Power semiconductor devices and power electronics

Current activities:

  • Research in micro- and nanostructuring technologies
  • Managing the Laboratory of Micro and Nanotechnology
  • Teaching at the University of applied sciences Nordwestschweiz “Nanotechnologie für Ingenieure”
  • co-founded startup company EULITHA AG and helping it as a board member to become successful.

Major stations of professional career:



Married to Dr. phil. Barbara Gobrecht, active in literature science and folk tale research. Founding member of the of the Swiss Folk Tale Society.
Other private interests: Sports: , Music:

Home address: Brühlstrasse 37, CH-5412 Gebenstorf, Switzerland
Telephone: +41 56 223 2062, private e-mail: