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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

Image: ESOmore

Two dark matter detector heavyweights join forces to build new observatory

Hundreds of global researchers, including University of Zurich, are planning the most sensitive dark matter detector ever built.

The xenon detector at the core of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment
Image: XENON experiment

more information:

University of Zurich press release article

link to the Imperial College (UK) press release article

Laura Baudis Interview: article


  • Particle Physics


Swiss Institute of Particle Physics (CHIPP)
c/o Prof. Dr. Michele Weber
University of Bern
Laboratory for High Energy Physics LHEP
Sidlerstrasse 5
3012 Bern