PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute

PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute

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Chemistry May 8
The invisible becomes visible within lithium-sulphur batteries - Materials researchers of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI in Switzerland have, in collaboration with the Université Grenoble Alpes (France), developed a method that could enable a breakthrough for the lithium-sulphur battery.
Chemistry May 4

New reaction for converting methane into methanol - In oil extraction sites, gaseous methane is simply burned, even though it could actually be a useful precursor material for fuels and products of the chemical industry.

Physics Apr 18

Whether they study materials for the electronics of the future, batteries, or swords from the Bronze Age — for 20 years researchers from a range of disciplines have been using the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source SINQ of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI for their investigations.

Chemistry Apr 6

This year the first pilot experiments are starting at the free-electron X-ray laser SwissFEL. This new large-scale research facility of the PSI will generate very short pulses of X-ray light with the characteristics of laser light.

Medicine Mar 14

Tumours of the eye are rare. Yet for those affected, they mean a stroke of fate that involves not only the loss of vision but often the whole eye as well.

Medicine Apr 27

Protons can accurately target and eliminate cancerous cells by erasing their genetic substance DNA. Doctors at the Centre for Proton Therapy at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI use protons to treat patients with deep-seated tumours or ocular cancer.

Physics Apr 12

They have two e-mail addresses, two offices, and two filing cabinets in two locations: Around 60 of the researchers at PSI are at the same time professors or lecturers at a Swiss university.

Computer Science Mar 16
Computer Science

Researchers of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have made detailed 3-D images of a commercially available computer chip.

Environment Feb 28

With increasing expansion of solar and wind plants, integrating irregularly generated power into the existing energy system is becoming a challenge.