PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute

PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute
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Location: Villigen
Affiliation : Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat
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. This marks the first time a non-destructive method has visualized the paths of a chip's internal wiring (just 45 nanometres — 45 millionths of a millimetre — wide) and its 34-nanometre-high transistors clearly without distortions or deformations.
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.

Microtechnics Feb 9

The Laboratory for Energy Systems Analysis at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is investigating how Switzerland's electricity supply might look, up to the year 2050, under a variety of boundary conditions.

Business Jan 31

Martin Ostermaier wanted to break out of the comfort zone of science. Now, instead of pipettes, the biochemist is dealing with investors and patent law.

Environment Feb 28

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

Physics Feb 1

South America's mining industry supplies half the world with copper. The world's largest mines are located in the Andes.

Physics Jan 23

Within Switzerland's bio-waste a huge amount of precious energy is hidden. That's because valuable methane, the main constituent of natural gas, can be obtained from it.