Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)



French-German Workshop

La Fédération Française de la Diffusion Neutronique and MLZ are organizing a French-German workshop aiming at exploring the opportunities of cooperation between French and German neutron scientists against the background of a changing European neutron landscape in Garching, from 14 to 16 May 2019. Register now and submit abstracts until 30 April.


Toxic and aggressive, but widely used

In toothpaste, Teflon, LEDs and medications, it shows its sunny side – but elemental fluorine is extremely aggressive and highly toxic. Attempts to determine the crystal structure of solid fluorine using X-rays ended with explosions 50 years ago. A research team has now clarified the actual structure of the fluorine using neutrons from the Heinz...[more]


LENS launches activities to strengthen European neutron science

Members of a strategic consortium of neutron research facilities in Europe, the League of advanced European Neutron Sources (LENS), officially launched activities to promote collaboration on neutron usage, technology development, innovation, data, education, and strategies. By aligning policies among its partners, LENS will advocate for the user...[more]