Photon Science Roadmap- for Research Infrastructures 2025-2028 by the Swiss Photon Community
Majed Chergui - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Ruth Signorell - elected to the European Academy of Sciences
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

- by MUST PIs Majed Chergui, Chris Milne, Hans Jakob Wörner, Jiri Vaníček and Ursula Röthlisberger

See our Highlights page for details

Lu, H., Liu, Y., Ahlawat, P., Mishra, A., Tress, W.R., Eickemeyer, F.T., Yang, Y., Fu, F., Wang, Z., Avalos, C.E., Carlsen, B.I., Agarwalla, A., Zhang, X., Li, X., Zhan, Y., Zakeeruddin, S.M., Emsley, L., Röthlisberger, U., Zheng, L., Hagfeldt, A., and Grätzel, M. (2020). Vapor-assisted deposition of highly efficient, stable black-phase FAPbI3; perovskite solar cells. Science 370, eabb8985 (

Mewes, L., Wang, M., Ingle, R.A., Börjesson, K., and Chergui, M. (2020). Energy relaxation pathways between light-matter states revealed by coherent two-dimensional spectroscopy. Commun Phys 3, 157 (10.1038/s42005-020-00424-z)

Golubev, N.V., Begušić, T., and Vaníček, J. (2020). On-the-Fly Ab Initio Semiclassical Evaluation of Electronic Coherences in Polyatomic Molecules Reveals a Simple Mechanism of Decoherence. Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 083001 (10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.083001)

Baldini, E., Palmieri, T., Dominguez, A., Rubio, A., and Chergui, M. (2020). Giant Exciton Mott Density in Anatase TiO2. PhysRev Lett 125, 116403 (10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.116403)

Bacellar, C., Kinschel, D., Mancini, G.F., Ingle, R.A., Rouxel, J., Cannelli, O., Cirelli, C., Knopp, G., Szlachetko, J., Lima, F.A., Menzi, S., Pamfilidis, G., Kubicek, K., Khakhulin, D., Gawelda, W., Rodriguez-Fernandez, A., Biednov, M., Bressler, C., Arrell, C.A., Johnson, P.J.M., Milne, C.J., and Chergui, M. (2020). Spin cascade and doming in ferric hemes: Femtosecond X-ray absorption and X-ray emission studies. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 117, 21914 (10.1073/pnas.2009490117)

Jordan, I., Huppert, M., Rattenbacher, D., Peper, M., Jelovina, D., Perry, C., von Conta, A., Schild, A., and Wörner, H.J. (2020). Attosecond spectroscopy of liquid water. Science 369, 974-979 (10.1126/science.abb0979)

Kinschel, D., Bacellar, C., Cannelli, O., Sorokin, B., Katayama, T., Mancini, G.F., Rouxel, J.R., Obara, Y., Nishitani, J., Ito, H., Ito, T., Kurahashi, N., Higashimura, C., Kudo, S., Keane, T., Lima, F.A., Gawelda, W., Zalden, P., Schulz, S., Budarz, J.M., Khakhulin, D., Galler, A., Bressler, C., Milne, C.J., Penfold, T., Yabashi, M., Suzuki, T., Misawa, K., and Chergui, M. (2020). Femtosecond X-ray emission study of the spin cross-over dynamics in haem proteins. Nature Commun 11, 4145

Download (75 KB)
NCCR MUST Office : ETHZ IQE/ULP-HPT H3 | Auguste-Piccard-Hof 1 | 8093 Zurich | E-Mail | +41 44 633 36 02
The National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR) are a research instrument of the Swiss National Science Foundation