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01.02.2019

August Föppl-Medal for Jens Krüger

Jens Krüger, head of the instrument control group at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum and instructor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), was awarded the August Föppl-Medal during the dies academicus for his extraordinary work as a trainer.[more]

31.01.2019

Improved Membranes for Platinum-free Fuel Cells

Scientists from Jülich together with colleagues from Japan have discovered how fuel cell membranes can be improved without the use of rare and expensive precious metals such as platinum. The anion-exchange membranes studied are a key component of certain polymer electrolyte fuel cells and serve to transfer charged particles (anions) while at the...[more]

28.01.2019

Transport and storage cask for fuel elements approved

The Federal Office for the Safety of Nuclear Waste Management (BfE) granted the transport approval certificate for the transport and storage cask CASTOR® MTR3 on 17 January 2019. The cask has been specifically designed by GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service mbH for spent fuel elements from research reactors. The cask will initially be used for...[more]