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Research areas and experiments

The research spectrum at GSI covers a very broad range in scales, from the sub-femtometer scales in hadron physics over the femto meter and ångström scales of nuclear and atomic physic to the scales of nano- and micrometer of materials science, plasma- and biophysics.

Nuclear Physics

Hadron physics

Hadron Structure Investigations with the Anti-Proton Facility of FAIR by

  • PANDA @ FAIR:HESR: the Anti-Proton Annihilation Experiment

Theoretical physics

Nuclear Astrophysics, Nuclear & Hadron Structure, QCD

Atomic physics

Structure of Atoms, Highly Charged Ions & Nuclei

Plasma Physics

Compressing Matter by Intensive Ion and Laser Beams

Materials Research

Forming Nano-scale Structures by Ion Bombardment

Biophysics & Medical Developments

Biophysics & Tumor Therapy with Ion Beams

Information Technology

High Performance Computing & IT Services