Press releases


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]


New strategies could save thousands of lives

Mechanical ventilation:[more]


Debate between theorists and engineers resolved:

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


Just the right touch: Doping with neutrons

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