Burn-up of 1200 Mwd reached for the first time (60 days cycle)

On Wednesday, 5.03.2008 at 13:30 o'clock the reactor cycle 10b of the neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) was terminated successfully with a burn-up of 1200 Mwd corresponding to 60 days of full power.[more]


Prof. Dr. Winfried Petry, scientific director of the FRM II, received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

On February 11th 2008, Prof. Dr. Winfried Petry received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. On the occasion of the award by the States Minister Dr. Thomas Goppel the merits of Prof. Petry were accentuated in the area of basic science and the realisation of the FRM II and its instrumentation. Prof. Petry has engaged himself...[more]


German Neutron Scattering Conference 2008

The German Neutron scattering Conference will take place from 15.-17.09. 2008 in Garching. FIRST CALL


Reactor operation at 232 days in 2007

Merry Christmas!

During 4.5 cycles the neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz provided neutrons during 232 days for science and industry.[more]


NEUWAVE abstract deadline extended

We extend the abstract deadline for the NEUWAVE workshop until December 16th. [more]


50 Years of Neutrons in Garching - and their Future

Celebratory colloquium at the Physik-Department, TU München Prime Minister Dr. Günther Beckstein and other prominent speakers from politics, industry and science emphasized the importance of neutron science for Germany. The FRM II thanks the Prime minister and all other speakers for the permission to publis their talks here. You find...


Winterterm 2007: The first ERASMUS MUNDUS students at the Physics Department and FRM II

Students from Ukraine and China are the first participants in the EU-Mastercourse MaMaSELF („Master of Materials Science Exploiting Large Scale Facilities") at the Technische Universität München. Their studies focus on neutrons and the possibilities they provide for materials research. The high flux neutron source FRM II and the...[more]



30. October 2007 at FRM II, Garching


First FRM II User Meeting

The first FRM II User Meeting will be held on 30. October at FRM II