Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)



High level visit from Argentina

The National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA), Argentina is currently building a new 30MW multi-functional reactor in Buenos Aires, scheduled to go into operation at the beginning of the next decade. The need for radioisotopes is also growing in Argentina, so their production is a major purpose of the new neutron source. Above all, the new...[more]


The "Atomic Egg" celebrates its 60th birthday

On October 31, 1957, the Munich research reactor FRM went online for the first time. Until 2000, the “Atomic Egg” of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) was a reliable provider of neutrons for basic research and medical applications. This year the facility is celebrating its 60th birthday with a special exhibition.[more]


Atomic egg and FRM II attract visitors at the open day

Fully booked guided tours, crowded info booths and great interest in the special exhibition on the Atomic Egg - this is the conclusion of the Open House Day at the Research Neutron Source.[more]