Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)


From Sydney to Garching: Professor Maxim Avdeev at the MLZ

In March 2023 MLZ had the pleasure of hosting Maxim Avdeev – Diffraction Group Manager at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and professor at the University of Sydney. The MLZ Science Group “Structure Research” acted as Prof Avdeev’s local host.

Aktuell, Wissenschaft, Industrie |

A protective layer for batteries

The storage capacity, safety, and service life of rechargeable batteries must significantly increase to produce for example more reliable electric cars with higher mileage. A lithium-metal battery can offer much higher storage than a lithium-ion battery but there is concern about the safety issue. A protective coating of the anodes of lithium metal batteries shows…

Aktuell, Wissenschaft |

MORIS Workshop at the MLZ: Instruments on the Move

“Science is moving,” said Dr. Peter Müller-Buschbaum, scientific director at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ) and the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II), at the start of a workshop where 85 participants discussed the planned MORIS modernization program at the MLZ. In 50 presentations, the scientific use of neutrons from the user side and the…

Umrüstung, Aktuell, Wissenschaft, Pressemitteilung |

Political support for conversion to Low Enriched Uranium

An important step in the future of the major research facility FRM II: The political sector has announced its support for conversion of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) research neutron source reactor to fuel elements based on Low Enriched Uranium (LEU). The responsible Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts has announced its support for the plan. The…