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Biomedical Physics

Prof. Franz Pfeiffer

Research Field

Our interdisciplinary research portfolio is focused on the translation of modern x-ray physics concepts to biomedical sciences and clinical applications. We are particularly interested in advancing conceptually new approaches for biomedical x-ray imaging and therapy, and work on new kinds of x-ray sources, contrast modalities, and images processing algorithms. Our activities range from fundamental research using state-of-the-art, large-scale x-ray synchrotron and laser facilities to applied research and technology transfer projects aiming at the creation of improved biomedical device technology for clinical use. From a medical perspective, our work currently targets early cancer and osteoporosis diagnostics.

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James-Franck-Str. 1
85748 Garching b. München
+49 89 289 12552
Fax: +49 89 289 12548

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Current and Finished Theses in the Group

AI/machine learning algorithms for the automated detection of respiratory diseases in chest CT scans
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics
Themensteller(in): Franz Pfeiffer
High-resolution X-ray imaging with polycapillary optics at the Munich Compact Light Source
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Physics (Applied and Engineering Physics)
Themensteller(in): Franz Pfeiffer
Low-dose phase-contrast tomography at a rotating anode X-ray source
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics
Themensteller(in): Julia Herzen
Preclinical evaluation of spectral-photon-counting detectors for dental imaging applications
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Physik (Biophysik)
Themensteller(in): Franz Pfeiffer
Quantitative assessment of vascularization in a melanoma mouse model
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Physics (Applied and Engineering Physics)
Themensteller(in): Julia Herzen
Quantitative Evaluation of X-Ray Dark-field Images of COPD-Patients
Abschlussarbeit im Masterstudiengang Physics (Applied and Engineering Physics)
Themensteller(in): Franz Pfeiffer
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