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Dr. rer. nat. Benedikt Günther

Munich Compact Light Source

  • machine development, optimisation & characterisation
  • laser enhancement cavities for inverse Compton X-ray sources

Application of the MuCLS / inverse Compton X-ray sources

  • X-ray microscopy and (dynamic) phase-contrast imaging
  • X-ray spectroscopy and scattering technique

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    Melcher, Johannes; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Pfeiffer, Daniela; Pfeiffer, Franz: High-energy X-ray diffraction experiment employing a compact synchrotron X-ray source based on inverse Compton scattering. Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik, 2024 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Schaff, Florian; Jud, Christoph; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Sauter, Andreas; Woertler, Klaus; Thalhammer, Johannes; Meurer, Felix; Neumann, Jan; Pfeiffer, Franz; Pfeiffer, Daniela: Feasibility of Dark-Field Radiography to Enhance Detection of Nondisplaced Fractures. Radiology 311 (2), 2024 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Taphorn, Kirsten; Busse, Madleen; Brantl, Johannes; Günther, Benedikt; Diaz, Ana; Holler, Mirko; Dierolf, Martin; Mayr, Doris; Pfeiffer, Franz; Herzen, Julia: X‐ray Stain Localization with Near‐Field Ptychographic Computed Tomography. Advanced Science, 2022, 2201723 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Jud, Christoph; Sharma, Yash; Günther, Benedikt; Weitz, Jochen; Pfeiffer, Franz; Pfeiffer, Daniela: X-ray dark-field tomography reveals tooth cracks. Scientific Reports 11 (1), 2021 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Huang, Juanjuan; Deng, Fuli; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Liu, Yue; Jentys, Andreas; Lercher, Johannes A.; Dierolf, Martin; Pfeiffer, Franz: Laboratory-scale in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy of a palladium catalyst on a compact inverse-Compton scattering X-ray beamline. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 36, 2021, 2649-2659 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Huang, Juanjuan; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Dierolf, Martin; Pfeiffer, Franz: Simultaneous two-color X-ray absorption spectroscopy using Laue crystals at an inverse-compton scattering X-ray facility. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 28 (6), 2021, 1874-1880 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Huang, Juanjuan; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Cui, Yi-tao; Gleich, Bernhard; Dierolf, Martin; Pfeiffer, Franz: Energy-Dispersive X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy with an Inverse Compton Source. Scientific Reports 10 (1), 2020, 8772 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Kulpe, Stephanie; Dierolf, Martin; Günther, Benedikt; Brantl, Johannes; Busse, Madleen; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Pfeiffer, Franz; Pfeiffer, Daniela: Dynamic K-edge Subtraction Fluoroscopy at a Compact Inverse-Compton Synchrotron X-ray Source. Scientific Reports 10 (1), 2020, 9612 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Günther, Benedikt; Gradl, Regine; Jud, Christoph; Eggl, Elena; Huang, Juanjuan; Kulpe, Stephanie; Achterhold, Klaus; Gleich, Bernhard; Dierolf, Martin; Pfeiffer, Franz: The versatile X-ray beamline of the Munich Compact Light Source: design, instrumentation and applications. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 27 (5), 2020, 1395-1414 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Heck, Lisa; Eggl, Elena; Grandl, Susanne; Dierolf, Martin; Jud, Christoph; Günther, Benedikt; Achterhold, Klaus; Mayr, Doris; Gleich, Bernhard; Hellerhoff, Karin; Pfeiffer, Franz; Herzen, Julia: Dose and spatial resolution analysis of grating-based phase-contrast mammography using an inverse Compton x-ray source. Journal of Medical Imaging 7 (2), 2020, 023505-1 - 023505-13 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )

May 2024
Nashville, TN, USA
15th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC) “Single-shot determination of the Munich Compact Light Source’s two-dimensional X-ray source profile based on a backprojection approach” Poster
March 2024
Vienna, Austria
High-Brightness Sources and Light-driven Interactions Congress “Optimisation of K-edge Subtraction Imaging for Narrow-Band Inverse Compton X-ray Sources” Oral Presentation
July 2023
Garching, Germany
International Symposium on Medical Applications of X-ray Phase-Contrast & Photon Counting (IMXP) “Optimisation of K-edge subtraction imaging for narrowband inverse Compton X-ray sources” Poster
June 2023
San Sebastian, Spain
Physics and Applications of High-Brightness Beams

“The Munich Compact Light Source (MuCLS) – a laboratory-size laser-undulator X-ray source for biomedical applications”

Oral Presentation
Jan. 2022  
Online
IFAST Accelerator Imaging Kick-off -Workshop  "The Munich Compact Light Source" eTalk
Nov. 2020
Online 
High-Brightness Sources and Light-driven Interactions Congress 2020 "The Versatile X-ray Beamline at the Munich Compact Light Source, an Inverse Compton Synchrotron Facility" eTalk
Nov. 2019
Bologna, IT     
Advanced Medical Imaging with Synchrotron and Compton X-ray Sources "Medical imaging research and spectroscopy at the MuCLS" Oral Presentation
Aug. 2019 San Diego, CA, USA SPIE Optics and Photonics "Evaluation and optimization of multimodal x-ray imaging techniques for inverse Compton x-ray sources" Oral presentation
Aug. 2019
Lombard, IL, USA
68th Denver X-ray Conference (DXC) & 25th International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microanalysis (ICXOM) "Full-Field Structured Illumination Super-Resolution X-ray Transmission Microscopy" Poster
May 2019
Melbourne, AUS
10th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC) "The Munich Compact Light Source: X-ray Imaging Applications of a Compact Inverse-Compton Synchrotron Source" Poster
Aug. 2018
Baltimore, MD, USA
Microscopy and Microanalysis  "The Munich Compact Light Source: Biomedical Research At a Laboratory-Scale Inverse-Compton Synchrotron X-ray Source" Oral presentation
Aug. 2018
Saskatoon, Canada
14thX-ray Microscopy Conference (XRM) "The Munich Compact Light Source: Flux Doubling and Source Position Stabilization At a Compact Inverse-Compton Synchrotron X-ray Source" Poster
March 2018
Straßburg, FR
OSA High-brightness Sources and Light-driven Interactions Congress: Compact EUV & X-ray Light Sources "X-ray Beam Monitoring and Source Position Stabilisation at an Inverse-Compton X-ray Source" Oral presentation
Dec. 2017
Triest, IT
24th International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microscopy (IXCOM) "The Munich Compact Light Source -Performance upgrade and biomedical research" Oral presentation
Oct. 2016
Garching, DE
Workshop "Science at the Munich Compact Light Source" "The MuCLS: source properties, characterization and challenges" Oral presentation
Aug. 2016
Oxford, UK                                                              
13th X-ray Microscopy Conference (XRM) "Towards high-resolution microscopy with a laboratory-sized quasimonochromatic X-ray source based on inverse Compton scattering" Poster

  • 2019  Best Poster Award at the combined meeting of the 68th Denver X-ray Conference (DXC) & 25th International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microanalysis (ICXOM) in Lombard, IL, USA (2019) for the contribution "Full-Field Structured Illumination Super-Resolution X-ray Transmission Microscopy’’