Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)


Wissenschaft, Allgemein |

Illuminating treasures of the past

From November 21st to 24th, 2023, more than 80 internationally renowned scientists met at the Pinakothek der Moderne to discuss the benefits of synchrotron radiation and neutrons for art and archaeology. The MLZ organized the event with the Doerner Institut of the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen (Bavarian State Painting Collections).

Wissenschaft, NEPOMUC |

Closer to the dream of nuclear fusion with positrons

Nuclear fusion could help solve the energy problem in the future. However, there are still numerous challenges to overcome before then. Among other things, the inner walls of the fusion reactor must be able to withstand extreme conditions. Positrons help researchers to study these materials.

Aktuell, Wissenschaft |

A new phase in the battery

How do Li-ion batteries become more environmentally friendly, cheaper and more powerful? An international research team investigated this question. With the help of neutron and X-ray radiation, they examined the crystalline structure of a new cathode material and discovered a third, previously unknown structural phase.

BE-Transporte, Aktuell, Pressemitteilung |

Visit from the city of Ahaus

The spent fuel elements of the FRM II are to be transported to the Ahaus interim storage facility of the federally owned Gesellschaft für Zwischenlagerung (BGZ). A political delegation from the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Ahaus has now visited the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Research Neutron Source (FRM II) and the City of Garching for the first time for an exchange.


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Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)

Technical University of Munich

Lichtenbergstr. 1
85748 Garching