Glocker Medal of the DGMP for Prof. Peter Kneschaurek

12.09.2015 During the 46th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Medical Physics e. V. (DGMP) from 9 - 12 September 2015 in Marburg, Prof. Dr. med. habil. Dr. rer. nat. Peter Kneschaurek of the Klinikum rechts der Isar (TUM) received the Glocker Medal for his many years of...[more]


On the death of Prof. Lothar Köster on September 7, 2015

10.09.2015 Shortly before his 93rd birthday Prof. Dr. Lothar Köster passed away on September 7, 2015 in Garching. The physicist was Technical Director of the first German research reactor München (FRM) for 27 years – from 1960 until 1987. The neutron source therefore owes him a...[more]


EU launches Cremlin project

01.09.2015 Today (September 1, 2015) a new cooperation project starts, which is headed by MLZ partner JCNS: CREMLIN (Connecting Russian and European Measures for Large-scale Research Infrastructures) shall promote the EU-Russia cooperation in the planning, construction and...[more]


Neutrons decrypt the dynamics of magnetic helices

29.08.2015 Manganese silicon is the preferred crystal of scientists going in for magnetic research: it can be manufactured for some time as relatively large single crystal, and is particularly suited to investigate the magnetic properties. Now theoretical and experimental...[more]


Brilliant Future for Neutron Research

28.08.2015 As of today, the European Union rises the neutron source European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, which is under construction, to a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC). The legal form ERIC facilitates the joint development and operation of...[more]


Helmholtz International Fellow from Japan is researching in Garching

20.08.2015 Dr. Kazuhisa Kakurai, this year's winner of the Helmholtz International Fellow Award, just arrived at the MLZ. The stay and the experiments he will conduct here at the research neutron source are part of the award.   This possibility for carrying out...[more]


Recipe Book for Colloids

17.08.2015 New Study shows Correlation between Microscopic Structures and Macroscopic Properties Researchers from Jülich have, together with colleagues from Austria, Italy, Colombia and the USA, developed a model system for so-called soft colloids. The model gives us a better...[more]


"Brilliantly combined, Mr. Holmes": Neutron Crystallography for biology

14.08.2015 A proton transfer or protonation of certain molecular groups is usually essential for the functioning of biological molecules such as enzymes or antibodies. Unlike many other structural resolution techniques neutrons can distinguish protons very well by other...[more]


The Long Night of Science - too short anyway

29.06.2015 This year 373 visitors landed a place in one of the coveted guided tours. All tours offered were already booked up at 7 pm. Many interested visitors therefore had to be rejected, however, appointed with a business card of the visitor service, which gives them the...[more]


Research for Breakfast ...

25.06.2015 ... is a series of events of the Chamber of Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria (IHK), which addresses to entrepreneurs, development and production managers and technology-oriented service providers. On June 23, therefore 20 IHK members from various sectors...[more]