Forschungs-Neutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)

The Forschungs-Neutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)  is a Corporate Research Center of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) located on the premises of the modern research campus in Garching.

Here, neutrons and positrons enable a wide range of applications in research, industry and medicine: from developing new technologies, such as batteries for electric cars, to precise anti-cancer drugs.

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The Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Research Neutron Source (FRM II) is getting a new scientific director. Physicist Prof. Christian Pfleiderer from the School of Natural Sciences at the Technical University of Munich…

Fusion research reactors require heat-resistant wall materials. Researchers have investigated a promising candidate with neutrons at the MLZ.

Neither snow nor ice could keep 208 users and MLZ employees away on December 4 and 5: They came to Munich for the 9th MLZ User Meeting. The ca. 40 registered participants who could not make it due to canceled…

Neutron Source

The FRM II is one of the most powerful and modern neutron sources worldwide.


Neutrons offer unique opportunities for scientific experiments.

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Material analysis, component testing and irradiation for the automotive, aerospace and semiconductor industries as well as for mechanical engineering, chemicals, medical technology ...


In addition to radioisotopes for the diagnosis and treatment of tumor diseases, the FRM II also has a facility for the teletherapy of malignant tumors.


Visiting the FRM II

Visitors at the FRM II are welcome!
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