LNS: Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and ImagingThe Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and Imaging (LNS) at the Paul Scherrer Institute is responsible for the scientific exploitation, operation and development of neutron scattering and imaging instruments at the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source (SINQ). The team of 50 senior scientists, postdoctoral researchers and PhD students further collaborates on diverse research projects ranging from modern topics in condensed matter physics and materials science to pressing questions in energy research and health care. read more
PhD, Master, Bachelor or Semester projects at the LNSWe offer students the possibility to do their PhD or educational research in our lab. See Teaching and Education for detailed information on Master/Diploma thesis, Bachelor/Semester work and practical courses at the LNS. Currently we have open positions for
- PhD project - Project on Frustration in Magnetic Spinels
- Semester projects on several topics
- Master project - Discovery of new Skyrmion lattice materials
- Master project - Spontaneous magnon decay in non-collinear antiferromagnets
- Master project - Geometrical magnetic frustration beyond insulating ionic compounds
- Master project - Magnetic order in anisotropic triangular materials
- Master project - Magnetic structure of the quantum trimer compound Cs3Cu3Cl8OH
8. August 2016
Young Talents Award for Dr. Gergely NagyDr. Gergely Nagy from the Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and Imaging LNS was awarded the Young Talents Award at the 7th International Conference on “Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability” held in Pushchino, Russia. The award recognizes his achievements about the “Structure and Dynamics of Photosynthetic Membranes as Studied by Neutron Scattering”.
15. July 2016
Congratulations to PD Dr. Urs Gasser!Urs Gasser submitted his habilitation at the University of Konstanz last year and held his inaugural lecture 31st May 2016. Now two of the senior members of LNS are teaching in Konstanz. Urs is responsible for the small angle instrument SANS-II at SINQ and his research focuses on fundamental aspects in soft condensed matter physics, in particular the rich behavior of polymers and colloidal suspensions.
4. May 2016