Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)
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.
Eight highly motivated girls participated in the program "Physics and technology made easy" within the framework of the "Mädchen 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...
Florian Hahn, Member of the German Parliament, has now visited the research neutron source.