Forthcoming Events

07.06.2022 - 10.06.2022, Grindelwald, Switzerland
27.06.2022 - 29.06.2022, University College London, UK
11.07.2022 - 15.07.2022, Celeste Hotel, on UCF main campus, Orlando, Florida


Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to RESOLV Member Benjamin List- for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis
NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules
#NCCRWomen- NCCR MUST celebrates 50 years women’s right to vote in Switzerland
Kick-Off dynaMENT Mentoring for Women in Natural Sciences- with Ursula Keller as plenary speaker
Four new scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Chergui / Milne / Beaud / Staub, by Wolf / Röthlisberger, by Wörner, and Keller
Photon Science Roadmap- for Research Infrastructures 2025-2028 by the Swiss Photon Community
Proof of concept ERC Grant for Ursula Keller Dual-comb laser driven terahertz spectrometer for industrial sensing (DC-THz)
Majed Chergui - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Ruth Signorell - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Farewell and Welcome!Chris Milne leaves for the European XFEL, Camila Bacellar takes over

ETH-FAST Projects

Current and finished FAST projects

THe six ETH-FAST projects, initiated in Phase I of the NCCR MUST to expand ultrafast efforts in physics and other departments of ETH Zürich, were concluded. In Phase II of MUST, six new projects were started.

Phase II projects

Ruth Signorell and Egor Chasovskikh (ETH Chemistry), Ursula Keller (ETH Physics), from January 1, 2016
Time- and angle-resolved EUV photoelectron spectroscopy of aerosol particles

Rachel Grange (ETH Physics), from January 1, 2016
Ultrafast Solution Processed Photonic Crystals

Aldo Antognini, Klaus Kirch and Karsten Schuhmann (ETH Physics), from January 1, 2016
Thin-disk laser amplifier in the kW regime for ultrashort pulses

Gebhard Schertler (PSI and ETH Biology), from January 1, 2016
Structural and biochemical characterization of novel tools in optogenetics

Manfred Fiebig and Christian Tzschaschel (ETH D-MATL), from January 1, 2016
Ultrafast all-optical manipulation of a multiferroic state

Jochen Maurer and Ursula Keller (ETH Physics), from January 1, 2017
Atomic H-target development
Finished Phase I / II projects:

Jeroen van Bokhoven and Arno Schneider (PSI and ETH Chemistry)
Pump - probe X-ray absorption on metal nano-particles

Ruth Signorell (ETH Chemistry)
Towards time- and angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of ultrafine weakly-bound aerosol particles

Gebhard Schertler (PSI and ETH Biology)
2D femtosecond crystallography: X-ray free electron laser studies on two-dimensional crystals of membrane proteins
Hans Jakob Wörner, Jeroen van Bokhoven and Matthew Brown (ETH Chemistry)

Hans Jakob Wörner, Matthew Brown and Jeroen van Bokhoven (ETH Chemistry)
Ultrafast time-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy of solvated metal oxide nanoparticles

Alexandra Landsman and Cornelia Hofmann (ETH Physics)
Ultrafast electron dynamics in strong field ionization

Steve Johnson (ETH Physics), Urs Staub (PSI) and Manfred Fiebig (ETH Material Sciences)
Ultrafast manipulation of magnetism in antiferromagnetic transition metal oxides
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