Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)


Wissenschaft, PGAA, ANTARES, Pressemitteilung |

Neutrons expose the insides of an antique pendant

An interdisciplinary research team led by the Leibniz-Zentrum für Archäologie (LEIZA) has solved the mystery of a gold-plated pendant found in 2008 in a medieval refuse pit in the Old City section of Mainz. Thanks to the non-destructive examinations at the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the…

7.9 million euros for research at the MLZ

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is again funding the development and expansion of scientific instruments at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ) with 7.9 million euros. In addition to the Technical University of Munich, five other German universities and institutes are participating.

User Office, Aktuell, Wissenschaft |

User Meeting 2022: Back to reality!

Finally – after two years of virtual conferences – the MLZ was happy to welcome 225 participants in person to this year’s User Meeting on December 8th – 9th. Besides 61 talks and a poster session, there was a clear focus on the future of neutron science at MLZ with a strong commitment of the three MLZ partners to refurbish the instrument suite.

Aktuell, Wissenschaft, STRESS-SPEC |

A life for texture: MLZ award for Heinz-Günter Brokmeier

Prof. Dr. Heinz-Günter Brokmeier receives this year’s prize of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum for instrumentation and scientific use. The 70-year-old from Clausthal University of Technology is thus honored for his early and great commitment to the material science diffractometer STRESS-SPEC at FRM II and MLZ.