Welcome to the Chair of Biomedical Physics

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

Most recent publications:

  • Jud, Christoph; Braig, Eva; Dierolf, Martin; Eggl, Elena; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Rummeny, Ernst; Noël, Peter; Pfeiffer, Franz; Muenzel, Daniela: Trabecular bone anisotropy imaging with a compact laser-undulator synchrotron x-ray source. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 2017, 14477 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Burger, Karin; Ilicic, Katarina; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Walsh, Dietrich W. M.; Schmid, Ernst; Eggl, Elena; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Combs, Stephanie E.; Molls, Michael; Schmid, Thomas E.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Wilkens, Jan J.: Increased cell survival and cytogenetic integrity by spatial dose redistribution at a compact synchrotron X-ray source. PLOS ONE 12 (10), 2017, e0186005 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Marschner, Mathias; Birnbacher, Lorenz; Willner, Marian; Chabior, Michael; Herzen, Julia; Noël, Peter B.; Pfeiffer, Franz: Revising the lower statistical limit of x-ray grating-based phase-contrast computed tomography. PLOS ONE 12 (9), 2017, e0184217 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Gradl, Regine; Dierolf, Martin; Hehn, Lorenz; Günther, Benedikt; Yildirim, Ali Önder; Gleich, Bernhard; Achterhold, Klaus; Pfeiffer, Franz; Morgan, Kaye Susannah: Propagation-based Phase-Contrast X-ray Imaging at a Compact Light Source. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 2017, 4908 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Gromann, Lukas B.; De Marco, Fabio; Willer, Konstantin; Noël, Peter B.; Scherer, Kai; Renger, Bernhard; Gleich, Bernhard; Achterhold, Klaus; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Muenzel, Daniela; Auweter, Sigrid; Hellbach, Katharina; Reiser, Maximilian; Baehr, Andrea; Dmochewitz, Michaela; Schroeter, Tobias J.; Koch, Frieder J.; Meyer, Pascal; Kunka, Danays; Mohr, Juergen; Yaroshenko, Andre; Maack, Hanns-Ingo; Pralow, Thomas; van der Heijden, Hendrik; Proksa, Roland; Koehler, Thomas; Wieberneit, Nataly; Rindt, Karsten; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Herzen, Julia: In-vivo X-ray Dark-Field Chest Radiography of a Pig. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 2017 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Schaff, Florian; Bachmann, Andreas; Zens, Amanda; Zaeh, Michael F.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Herzen, Julia: Grating-based X-ray dark-field computed tomography for the characterization of friction stir welds: A feasibility study. Materials Characterization 129, 2017, 143-148 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Hetterich, Holger; Webber, Nicole; Willner, Marian; Herzen, Julia; Birnbacher, Lorenz; Auweter, Sigrid; Schüller, Ulrich; Bamberg, Fabian; Notohamiprodjo, Susan; Bartsch, Harald; Wolf, Johannes; Marschner, Mathias; Pfeiffer, Franz; Reiser, Maximilian; Saam, Tobias: Dark-field Imaging in Coronary Atherosclerosis. European Journal of Radiology, 2017 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Mei, Kai; Kopp, Felix K.; Bippus, Rolf; Köhler, Thomas; Schwaiger, Benedikt J.; Gersing, Alexandra S.; Fehringer, Andreas; Sauter, Andreas; Münzel, Daniela; Pfeiffer, Franz; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Kirschke, Jan S.; Noël, Peter B.; Baum, Thomas: Is multidetector CT-based bone mineral density and quantitative bone microstructure assessment at the spine still feasible using ultra-low tube current and sparse sampling? European Radiology, 2017 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Sharma, Y.; Schaff, F.; Wieczorek, M.; Pfeiffer, F.; Lasser, T.: Design of Acquisition Schemes and Setup Geometry for Anisotropic X-ray Dark-Field Tomography (AXDT). Scientific Reports 7 (1), 2017 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Schröter, Tobias Jörg; Koch, Frieder; Kunka, Danays; Meyer, Pascal; Tietze, Sabrina; Engelhardt, Sabine; Zuber, Marcus; Baumbach, Tilo; Willer, Konstantin; Birnbacher, Lorenz; Prade, Friedrich; Pfeiffer, Franz; Reichert, Klaus-Martin; Hofmann, Andreas; Mohr, Juergen: Large-area full field X-ray differential phase-contrast imaging using 2D tiled gratings. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2017 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Braunagel, Margarita; Birnbacher, Lorenz; Willner, Marian; Marschner, Mathias; De Marco, Fabio; Viermetz, Manuel; Notohamiprodjo, Susan; Hellbach, Katharina; Auweter, Sigrid; Link, Vera; Woischke, Christine; Reiser, Maximilian F.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Notohamiprodjo, Mike; Herzen, Julia: Qualitative and Quantitative Imaging Evaluation of Renal Cell Carcinoma Subtypes with Grating-based X-ray Phase-contrast CT. Scientific Reports 7, 2017, 45400 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Maier, Daniel Simon; Schock, Jonathan; Pfeiffer, Franz: Dual-energy micro-CT with a dual-layer, dual-color, single-crystal scintillator. Optics Express 25 (6), 2017, 6924 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Rossetti, L.; Kuntz, L. A.; Kunold, E.; Schock, J.; Müller, K. W.; Grabmayr, H.; Stolberg-Stolberg, J.; Pfeiffer, F.; Sieber, S. A.; Burgkart, R.; Bausch, A. R.: The microstructure and micromechanics of the tendon–bone insertion. Nature Materials, 2017 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Eggl, Elena; Mechlem, Korbinian; Braig, Eva; Kulpe, Stephanie; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Herzen, Julia; Gleich, Bernhard; Rummeny, Ernst; Noёl, Peter B.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Muenzel, Daniela: Mono-Energy Coronary Angiography with a Compact Synchrotron Source. Scientific Reports 7, 2017, 42211 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Enders, Christian; Braig, Eva-Maria; Scherer, Kai; Werner, Jens U.; Lang, Gerhard K.; Lang, Gabriele E.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Noël, Peter; Rummeny, Ernst; Herzen, Julia: Advanced Non-Destructive Ocular Visualization Methods by Improved X-Ray Imaging Techniques. PLOS ONE 12 (1), 2017, e0170633 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Habbel, Christopher; Hetterich, Holger; Willner, Marian; Herzen, Julia; Steigerwald, Kristin; Auweter, Sigrid; Schüller, Ulrich; Hausleiter, Jörg; Massberg, Steffen; Reiser, Maximilian; Pfeiffer, Franz; Saam, Tobias; Bamberg, Fabian: Ex Vivo Assessment of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque by Grating-Based Phase-Contrast Computed Tomography. Investigative Radiology, 2017, 1 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Richter, Vivien; Willner, Marian S.; Henningsen, John; Birnbacher, Lorenz; Marschner, Mathias; Herzen, Julia; Kimm, Melanie A.; Noël, Peter B.; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Fingerle, Alexander A.: Ex vivo characterization of pathologic fluids with quantitative phase-contrast computed tomography. European Journal of Radiology 86, 2017, 99-104 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Schröter, Tobias J.; Koch, Frieder J.; Meyer, Pascal; Kunka, Danays; Meiser, Jan; Willer, Konstantin; Gromann, Lukas; De Marco, Fabio; Herzen, Julia; Noel, Peter; Yaroshenko, Andre; Hofmann, Andreas; Pfeiffer, Franz; Mohr, Jürgen: Large field-of-view tiled grating structures for X-ray phase-contrast imaging. Review of Scientific Instruments 88 (1), 2017, 015104 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Proksa, R. and Fingerle, A. and Muenzel, D. and Pfeiffer, F. and Koehler, T. and Noel, P. and von Teuffenbach, M. and Herzen, J. and Willer, K.: Dark-field enhanced virtual x-ray colonoscopy. WO/2017/046670 A1, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Koehler, T. and Martens, G. and Proksa, R. and Maack, H.I. and van Stevendaal, U. and Pfeiffer, F. and Noel, P. and von Teuffenbach, M.: Scanning x-ray apparatus with full-field detector. WO/2017/001294 A1, 2017 more… BibTeX