Member of SCNAT

CHIPP is an association uniting researchers active in particle, astroparticle and nuclear physics in Switzerland. It strengthens the Swiss participation in international projects and committees, coordinates research and teaching activities in Switzerland, and promotes public awareness of the field.more

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Activities & Calendar

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Two employees from the University of Geneva test components of the FASER particle detector during the experiment's commissioning phase in 2021.

First sighting of neutrinos from a collider collision

It’s a first in the world of physics: the FASER and SND@LHC experiments at CERN have seen first ever confirmed evidence of a neutrino produced in a particle collision at

Image: Anna Sfyrla
The experimental setup at the cyclotron - DIAMON

“Strange animals” in the spotlight

When protons or ions collide with targets or each other, they produce lots of new particles. Some of these are wanted, some are unwanted, but whatever their desired status –

Image: U. Bern


23 January 2020