University of Luxembourg RU Physics and Materials (NanoMagnetism)

Core business

Nanomagnetism, Neutron and X-ray scattering, Magnetic Materials, Dynamics of Interfaces

Products & Services

  • Neutron and X-ray scattering to study magnetism and magnetic materials;
  • Microstructural characterization (e.g., electron microscopy);
  • AC/DC magnetometry;
  • Determination of crystallite sizes and inhomogeneous lattice strain

Major material / Production technologies projects

  • Magnetic liquids (ferrofluids), collaboration with INNOVENT Technology Development Jena, Germany
  • Bulk metallic alloys, collaboration with Universität des Saarlandes and Monash University, Australia
  • Magnetic nanowires, collaboration with Universität des Saarlandes
  • Duplex PECVD – HIPIMS high-throughput in-line wire coater: development of the prototype instrument and application to magnetic wires, collaboration with centre de Recherche Public Gabriel Lippmann and the Group HEF, France

Technical/technological capabilities

  • Neutron experiments on magnetic materials and steels
  • Magnetization measurements
  • X-ray measurements
  • Magnetic hyperthermia measurements

Main customers/collaborations

  • General Numerics Research Lab e.V.
  • Institut Laue-Langevin
  • Universität des Saarlandes
  • Department of Materials Engineering, Monash University
  • Bragg Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
  • Institute of Materials Research, Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht
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University of Luxembourg RU Physics and Materials (NanoMagnetism)

Head of faculty

Paul Heuschling

Creation date


Organisation type

Public Research Organisation




Research Unit Physics and Materials
Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication
162 A, avenue de la Faïencerie
L-1511 Luxembourg


Dr Andreas Michels
Tel: +352 46 66 44 69 83

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