Unprecedented Intensity of Low-Energy Positrons at the Positron Beam Facility NEPOMUC

At the beginning of this year, a new in-pile Gamma-converter and Pt-moderator were installed at the neutron induced positron source NEPOMUC. The intensity of the 1 keV positron beam amounts to 9.0±0.8 · 108 moderated positrons per second and is hence the world highest intensity...[more]


NEUWAVE - NEUtron WAVElength-dependent Imaging

The International Workshop on energy selective neutron imaging was successfully held in Munich-Garching from April 20th to 24th, 2008.[more]


Gaps in Superconductors

At the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) physicists from the Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research (Stuttgart) found new puzzling features in superconducting niobium and lead, which are not explained by the accepted BCS theory. The problem is thought...[more]


The Bavarian Minister of Environment, Health and Consumer Protection, Dr. Bernhard, visiting FRMII.

On March 18, 2008 the Bavarian Minister Dr. Bernhard and further representatives of the Bavarian Ministry of Environment (StMUGV) were welcomed by the chancellor of TUM, Mr. Albert Berger, by his permanent deputy, Mr. Wilhelm Eisenbeiß, and the directorate of the Neutron...[more]


In memory of Mr. Guido Engelke, former Administrative Director of FRM II

The entire staff of the Neutron Research Source are joined together in honouring the memory of Mr. Guido Engelke, former Administrative Director of FRM II, who passed away on 4 March 2008. Mr. Guido Engelke started working for FRM II in 1994 as project supervisor. From 1...[more]


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...[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]