Press releases


Thanks to neutron research: novel colour remover cleans brushes without solvent

Jürgen Allgaier from Forschungszentrum Jülich tested a new class of surfactants, which is now applied in commercial colour removers. (article only in German!) [more]


Unexpected behaviour during charge and discharge of Li-ion batteries

Nowadays lithium ion batteries are commonly used as storage media in portable electronic devices like laptops, smart phones, cameras, etc. But their field of application is also expanded to electro mobility and storage solutions for renewable energies. Though lithium-ion...[more]


Magnetic monopoles erase data

Efficient and long-lived storage of information in magnetic vortices[more]


Nearly 5 million euros for high-precision experiments with ultra-cold neutrons

Again, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) supports the development of high-precision experiments with ultra-cold neutrons. [more]


Neutrons contribute to turnaround in energy policy

FRM II participates in TUM research project to develop local energy buffer systems.[more]


New Center for neutron research in Germany

TUM and Helmholtz Centers establish the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum[more]


Symmetry decrypted

By means of neutron scattering, the crystallographic structure of a novel material with amazing phenomena at low temperatures was unraveled.[more]


Four Million Euros for battery research

Neutrons will contribute to optimizing energy storage systems for future electric cars.[more]


First evidence of Higgs mechanism in a magnet

By using neutron scattering experiments, researchers expect to have observed the typical characteristics of a phase transition based on the Higgs mechanism.[more]


The engines of life can perform without water

Neutron experiments explain how protein-polymer hybrids work.[more]