New Technical Director at the FRM II

Dr. Anton Kastenm├╝ller has been appointed to the new Technical Director of the neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz. [more]


New phase in supercritical fluids

Definitions in textbooks have to get rewritten: Contradicting to the doctrine, there is no single fluid phase beyond the critical point. [more]


The FRM II at night

428 visitors came to see the neutron source at the "Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften". [more]


Annual report 2009 online

The annual report 2009 can be downloaded now.


Experimental Reports 2009

The submitted experimental reports of 2009 are composed as a .pdf and can be downloaded. [more]


Cooperation of the neutron sources

In a memorandum of understanding, the directors of the neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) in Garching, Germany, and the future European Spallation Source ESS in Lund, Sweden, defined a far-reaching cooperation. [more]


Discovery of monochiral helix in neodymium ferroborate

By means of investigations performed at the hot single crystal diffractometer HEiDI at FRM II, Dr. Marc Janoschek demonstrated that the magnetic structure of the multiferroic material neodymium ferroborate is a monochiral magnetic helix. [more]


Neutrons peer into the heart of a rechargeable battery for hybrid locomotives

Rechargeable batteries may soon provide greater energy efficiency not only for road traffic, but also for rail transport. [more]


Joint research programme on alternative techniques to helium-3 based detectors

The FRM II will play an active role in an international research programme on alternative techniques to helium-3 based detectors.[more]


Astrophysical Experiments with Cold and Ultracold Neutrons

The DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) intensifies its commitment to neutron research at the FRM II.[more]