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Proof of concept ERC Grant for Ursula Keller Dual-comb laser driven terahertz spectrometer for industrial sensing (DC-THz)
Farewell and Welcome!Chris Milne leaves for the European XFEL, Camila Bacellar takes over
SY-GAIA expedition - measures aerosols in the North-Atlantic
Synergy grants for MUST-AssociatesSylvie Roke (EPFL) and Gebhard Schertler (PSI/ETH).
Promotion to Associate Professor of Photonicscongratulations to Rachel Grange!
First light in the SwissFEL Maloja endstation- on track for first experiments in 2021
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Chergui, Milne, Wörner, Vaníček and Röthlisberger
New scientific highlights- from MUST researchers at PSI

SY-GAIA expedition

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Aerosols play an important role in the physics of the atmosphere and in the formation of droplets that form clouds. They are one of the players in the processes that govern global warming. An aerosol detector taken density measurements aboard Gaia during the summer of 2020. The contribution these measurements can make to understanding the atmosphere is described here.

Fabian Lachmann and Timothy Bywater - students of the Kantonschule Wohlen - analyzed the data from the erosol detector developed by Jean-Pierre Wolf and Jérôme Kasparian (Applied Physics Group of the University of Geneva) and placed on the Gaia sailboat sailing from La Rochelle to Scotland in summer 2020. They used this data to write their graduation thesis and present here a summary of their remarkable work.


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