Press releases

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]