Press releases

18.05.2009

Archeology with neutrons: Mass production in Rome

Physicists at the neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) had a glance into a Roman god. They found, that the figurine is hollow. [more]

07.04.2009

2.2 million Euros for the research with neutrons

The FRM II was granted 1.1 million Euro from the 7th EU framework programme. Including with the amount, that the Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) has received, it is in total 2.2 million Euros. [more]

17.02.2009

Discovery of a new magnetic order: Skyrmion Lattice in a Chiral Magnet

Physicists from the Technische Universität München (TUM) and the University of Cologne have discovered at FRM II a new type of magnetic ordering in the metallic compound manganese silicon. [more]

11.09.2008

New strategies could save thousands of lives

Mechanical ventilation:[more]

27.07.2008

Debate between theorists and engineers resolved:

Physicists at the TU München prove existence of internal stresses in compressors[more]

04.07.2008

Just the right touch: Doping with neutrons

Producing semiconductors for energy-saving high-performance electronics[more]

28.03.2008

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]