Prof. Dr. Franz Pfeiffer
Physics Department (E17)
85748 Garching / Germany
Email: franz.pfeiffer 'at' tum.de
Phone: +49 89 289 12552
Fax: +49 89 289 12548
Secretary: Nelly de Leiris
03.05.2014 TV report about Franz Pfeiffer and phase-contrast imaging on BR Alpha.
22.04.2014 "Phase contrast ct boosts tissue contrast": Medicalphysicsweb reports about the article of Marian Willner and co-authors.
07.02.2013 Publication in Nature about an improved X-ray microscopy technique that overcomes restrictions imposed by the quality of the X-ray beam or the detector.
11.09.2012 Publication in "PNAS" about a first preclinical x-ray phase-contrast CT scanner.
09.08.2012 Irene Zanette receives the XRM 2012 WMI Memorial Award.
09.06.2012 Publication in "PNAS": X-ray imaging applied to blood cells infected by malaria parasites
09.06.2012 Publication in "PNAS" on a trimodal low-dose X-ray tomography technique
27.02.2012 Database of worldwide publications on grating based phase contrast and darkfield imaging is online.
Link to database
07.02.2012 Irene Zanette receives the ESRF Young Scientist Award
Franz Pfeiffer receives the Heinz-Meier-Leibnitz medal.
Pierre Thibault receives an ERC starting grant.
Press release: New X-ray CT method with molecular sensitivity
Franz Pfeiffer is one of the researchers that will receive the Leibniz-Price 2011 of the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Franz Pfeiffer receives the Roentgen-Award 2010 of the University of Giessen.
Publication in "Nature" on new nano-tomography technique.
The Center for Advance Laser Applications (CALA) has been approved.