Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)


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Organogels: New cleaning agent for artworks

The restoration of artworks often involves solvents which have toxic properties. Now researchers have succeeded for the first time in creating a non-toxic and sustainable cleaning agent for paintings. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) investigated the structure of the agent, referred to as an…

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Axel Pichlmaier heads international group of research reactors

Dr. Axel Pichlmaier is the new head of the International Group of Research Reactors IGORR, which represents research reactor interests worldwide. The FRM II Technical Director and his new leadership team were elected at a meeting at the University of Maryland, USA. They aim to continue the work of predecessor Gilles Bignan and recruit more members, especially from…

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Lime ice-cream in 5 minutes? Minikinderhaus visiting the FRM II

As part of their summer program, the children of the Minikinderhaus from Garching visited the Forschungs-Neutronenquelle FRM II. After a short introduction to the research at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ), the 25 children and their companions went to the neutron guide hall. There they marveled at the many instruments and learned what a dosimeter is. Final…

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Neutrons from Garching again as of summer 2024

Currently, the FRM II is working towards installing a new central channel. The work is progressing and it is planned to provide neutrons for research and innovation again from the second half of 2024.