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Research with Neutrons and Muons (NUM)

The NUM division performs world-class research with neutrons and muons to explore and understand matter and materials. The NUM division operates and develops the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source SINQ, the Ultra-cold Neutron Source UCN, the Swiss Muon Source SμS and the facilities for particle physics at the Paul Scherrer Institute and is one of the five PSI research divisions.

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6 March 2017

SNSF professorship awarded to Andreas Crivellin

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The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) awarded this year an SNSF professorship to Andreas Crivellin (NUM, Laboratory for Particle Physics) for his research plan on the study of Lepton Flavour Universality Violation.

22 December 2017

Visit of Delegation from the Technical University of Denmark

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On 22 December 2017 a delegation from the Technical University of Denmark DTU visited PSI to discuss the longterm collaboration between the two institutions on several topics.

17 December 2017

The field-induced quantum spin-liquid phase of α−RuCl3 is gapless

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Throughout 2017, the material α−RuCl3 has continued to inspire and fascinate those interested in correlated condensed matter. New experimental data now provide unique insight, and pose fresh challenges.

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