Forthcoming Events

01.10.2020 - 01.10.2020, AkademieHotel, Karlsruhe, Germany
26.10.2020 - 28.10.2020, Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI), Villigen,Switzerland


New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Chergui, Milne and Wörner
New scientific highlights- from MUST researchers at PSI
Promotion to full professorcongratulations to Steve Johnson!
The Laser at 60: Ursula KellerOPN interviewed OSA Fellows
Former EPFL PhD student Edoardo Baldini wins the 2020 ACS PHYS Division Young Investigator Awards
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Banerji, Chergui and Wolf
Prix de l'innovation AGROVINA 2020- for Agrolase: detecting spores of pathogens in real time
Ruth Signorell receives the Humboldt Prize- awarded in recognition of outstanding achievements in research and teaching

Principal Investigators

Institute  Principal Investigator    Research topic  
MUST PIs    
ETHZ Ursula Keller (Director)
Jeremy Richardson
Hans Jakob Wörner
Manfred Fiebig
Ruth Signorell
Daniela Rupp
Ultrafast Laser Physics
Simulating ultrafast processes in molecular systems
Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Attosecond Science
Multifunctional ferroic materials
Aerosols and Nanoscience
Nanostructures and Ultrafast X-Ray Science
ETHZ/PSI Steve Johnson Ultrafast Dynamics
UniBE  Thomas Feurer (Co-Director)
Andrea Cannizzo
Natalie Banerji

Robert Häner
Linear and Nonlinear THz Science

Ultrafast Molecular Spectroscopy
Femtosecond Spectroscopy of Organic Electronic Materials
Supramolecular Polymers
UniBE/PSI Adrian Cavalieri Laboratory for Non-Linear Optics
PSI  Paul Beaud
Urs Staub
Chris Milne
Jörg Standfuss
Femtosecond X-rays
Microscopy and Magnetism
Beamline Alvra at SwissFEL
Laboratory of Biomolecular Research
EPFL Majed Chergui
Fabrizio Carbone
Jacques - E. Moser
Ursula Röthlisberger
Jiri Vanicek 
Ultrafast Spectroscopy
Ultrafast Microscopy and Electron Scattering
Photochemical Dynamics
Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry
Theoretical Physical Chemistry
EPFL/PSI Christoph Bostedt Laboratory for Femtochemistry (LSF)
UniZH  Peter Hamm
Jürg Osterwalder
Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics
Surface Physics
UniBA  Markus Meuwly  Theoretical Chemistry
UniGE  Jean-Pierre Wolf  GAP Biophotonics
Junior PIs    
Uni Bern André Stefanov Quantum Optics
EPFL Ulrich Lorenz Molecular nanodynamics
FAST PIs    
ETHZ Rachel Grange
Jochen Maurer
Optical Nanomaterials
Atomic H-target development
ETHZ/PSI Gebhard Schertler Laboratory of Biomolecular Research
UniBE Silvio Decurtins New Materials
Phase I / II PIs    
ETHZ/PSI Jeroen van Bokhoven Heterogenous Catalysis
UniNE Thomas Südmeyer Time and Frequency
PSI  Bruce Patterson
Rafael Abela
Thomas Gerber
Hans Sigg
Aldo Antognini (FAST)
Molecular Dynamics
Quantum Technologies Group
Precision Physics at Low Energy
UniGE  Eric Vauthey  Ultrafast Photochemistry
UniZH Matthias Hengsberger Surface Physics
EPFL  Hubert Girault  Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry

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