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Prof. Dr. Franz Pfeiffer

Physics Department (E17)
& IMETUM
TU 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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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:

  • Scherer, K. et al. (2015), "Non-invasive Differentiation of Kidney Stone Types using X-ray Dark-Field Radiography", Sci. Rep. DOI URL
  • Ruiz-Yaniz, M., Koch, F., Zanette, I., Rack, A., Meyer, P., Kunka, D., Hipp, A., Mohr, J. & Pfeiffer, F. (2015), "X-ray grating interferometry at photon energies over 180 keV", Applied Physics Letters DOI URL
  • Sarapata, A., Ruiz-Yaniz, M., Zanette, I., Rack, A., Pfeiffer, F. & Herzen, J. (2015), "Multi-contrast 3D X-ray imaging of porous and composite materials", Applied Physics Letters DOI URL