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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28 October 2018

Charges enter the ice age

Scattering experiments establish the partly disordered material CsNiCrF6 as the first verified example of a charge ice — and show that it supports Coulomb phases with correlations in three different degrees of freedom.

24 September 2018

Marc Janoschek appointed new head of LDM

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Dr Marc Janoschek has been appointed new head of the NUM Laboratory for Scientific Developments and Novel Materials LDM from November 15 on.

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