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Prof. Dr. Franz Pfeiffer

Lehrstuhl für Biomedizinische Physik
Physik-Department (E17), Institut für Medizintechnik & Institute of Advanced Study
Technische Universität München
James-Franck-Strasse 1
85748 Garching / Germany

Email: franz.pfeiffer 'at' tum.de
Phone: +49 89 289 12552
Fax: +49 89 289 12548
Secretary: Nelly de Leiris

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19.11.2015 Publication in Nature about six-dimensional real and reciprocal space small-angle X-ray scattering tomography
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29.10.2015 World’s first mini particle accelerator for high-brilliance X-rays inaugurated
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14.08.2015 Publication in Nature Communications about a novel mini X-ray source with laser light
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04.04.2015 In vivo dark field imaging allows early diagnosis and staging of of pulmonary emphysema.
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30.04.2015 Publication in PNAS about compact synchrotron source which makes tumors visible.
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23.02.2015 Award for business idea about high end algorithms for computed tomography.
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03.05.2014 TV report about Franz Pfeiffer and phase-contrast imaging on BR Alpha.
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22.04.2014 "Phase contrast ct boosts tissue contrast": Medicalphysicsweb reports about the article of Marian Willner and co-authors.
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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.
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11.09.2012 Publication in "PNAS" about a first preclinical x-ray phase-contrast CT scanner.
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09.08.2012 Irene Zanette receives the XRM 2012 WMI Memorial Award.
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09.06.2012 Publication in "PNAS": X-ray imaging applied to blood cells infected by malaria parasites
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09.06.2012 Publication in "PNAS" on a trimodal low-dose X-ray tomography technique
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Welcome to the Chair of Biomedical Physics

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Our Mission:

  • Research aiming at the development and translation of modern x-ray physics concepts to biomedical sciences and clinical applications
  • Education for Bachelor, Master, Diploma, and PhD students interested in biomedical imaging and x-ray physics
  • Technology Transfer of our scientific results, skills, and knowledge to foster the development of new products, applications, or clinical procedures

 

Latest publications

Most recent publications:

  • Wieczorek, M., Frikel, J., Vogel, J., Eggl, E., Kopp, F., Noël, P.B., Pfeiffer, F., Demaret, L. & Lasser, T. (2015), "X-ray computed tomography using curvelet sparse regularization", Medical Physics DOI URL
  • Schaff, F., Bech, M., Zaslansky, P., Jud, C., Liebi, M., Guizar-Sicairos, M. & Pfeiffer, F. (2015), "Six-dimensional real and reciprocal space small-angle X-ray scattering tomography", Nature DOI URL
  • Bidola, P.M., Zanette, I., Achterhold, K., Holzner, C. & Pfeiffer, F. (2015), "Optimization of propagation-based phase-contrast imaging at a laboratory setup", Optics Express DOI