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Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)

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19.12.2017

New method for drug research: Detecting Membrane Changes Using Neutrons

Drugs can alter the structure of cell membranes. This in turn can affect their function and cause undesirable side effects. The structural changes in cell membranes caused by drugs have not yet been sufficiently investigated. Researchers from J├╝lich, Garching (near Munich), Georgia, and France now want to change this. They have developed a new...[more]

21.11.2017

Twisted magnetic fluctuations in superconductors

A Chinese research group led by Prof. Jun Zhao at Fudan University founded the twisted magnetic excitations in the new Fe-based superconductor Li0.8Fe0.2ODFeSe from a neutron scattering experiment on PUMA, MLZ and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the United State. This finding provides one step further in understanding of the mechanism in high...[more]

14.11.2017

High level visit from Argentina

The National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA), Argentina is currently building a new 30MW multi-functional reactor in Buenos Aires, scheduled to go into operation at the beginning of the next decade. The need for radioisotopes is also growing in Argentina, so their production is a major purpose of the new neutron source. Above all, the new...[more]