Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)



Hot tests with neutrons

The efficiency of gas turbines is close to the limit. The state-of-the-art nickel base alloys would not tolerate higher temperatures. Therefore, scientists are looking for an alternative superalloy for the turbine material. Lukas Karge studied a hot candidate for his PhD thesis with Dr. habil. Ralph Gilles at the FRM II.[more]


Physics and technology - but not quite easy

Eight highly motivated girls participated in the program "Physics and technology made easy" within the framework of the "M├Ądchen machen Technik" initiative. Andreas Hauptner from the Physics Department explained at the beginning of the three-day workshop some laws of optics such as refraction and diffraction and the...[more]


Member of the German Parliament at the FRM II

Florian Hahn, Member of the German Parliament, has now visited the research neutron source.[more]