Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)


Aktuell, Wissenschaft |

Tuned crystals

For the first time, researchers at the MLZ have provided a comprehensive overview of the production of superconducting niobium films. Using electron diffraction, they investigated the influence of temperature on production.

Aktuell, Wissenschaft, Allgemein |

In mourning of Marie-Sousai Appavou

On 13 September, our much-loved and highly respected long-standing colleague, Dr. Marie-Sousai Appavou, passed away suddenly at the age of 46.

Aktuell, Allgemein |

A milestone anniversary: 20 years of shift work at the FRM II

For 20 years, the reactor operators at the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) have been working in three shifts. Their day to day operations are intense, as they shoulder a great responsibility. An extraordinary profession from training to the workplace:

Wissenschaft, Pressemitteilung |

Solving the puzzle behind the viscosity jump in the Earth’s lower mantle

Prof. Dr. Tomoo Katsura and his international research team at the Bavarian Research Institute of Experimental Geochemistry and Geophysics, University of Bayreuth, have discovered why rocks in the Earth’s interior suddenly become more viscous at depths of 800 to 1,200 kilometres.