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Prof. Dr. Franz Pfeiffer

Technical University of Munich

Chair of Biomedical Physics (Prof. Pfeiffer)

Postal address

Postal:
James-Franck-Str. 1
85748 Garching b. München

  • Phone: +49 (89) 289 - 10827, 12551
  • Room: 5101.EG.093
  • franz.pfeiffer(at)tum.de

  • X-ray Physics and Applications
  • Biomedical Imaging/ Computed Tomography
  • X-Ray and Neutron Optics
  • Synchrotron Instrumentation
  • Microscopy

  • 297
    Prade, Friedrich.; Schaff, Florian.; Senck, Sascha.; Meyer, P.ascal; Mohr, Jürgen.; Kastner, Johann.; Pfeiffer, Franz.: Nondestructive characterization of fiber orientation in short fiber reinforced polymer composites with X-ray vector radiography. NDT & E International 86, 2017, 65-72 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Schaff, Florian; Prade, Friedrich; Sharma, Yash; Bech, Martin; Pfeiffer, Franz: Non-iterative Directional Dark-field Tomography. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 2017, 3307 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Sharma, Yash.; Schaff, Florian.; Wieczorek, Matthias.; Pfeiffer, Franz.; Lasser, Tobias.: Design of Acquisition Schemes and Setup Geometry for Anisotropic X-ray Dark-Field Tomography (AXDT). Scientific Reports 7, 2017, 3195 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • 294
    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, 4807 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Mechlem, Korbinian; Ehn, Sebastian; Sellerer, Thorsten; Braig, Eva; Munzel, Daniela; Pfeiffer, Franz; Noel, Peter B.: Joint statistical iterative material image reconstruction for spectral computed tomography using a semi-empirical forward model. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2017, 1-1 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • 292
    Ehn, Sebastian; Sellerer, Thorsten; Muenzel, Daniela; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Kopp, Felix; Duda, Manuela; Mei, Kai; Renger, Bernhard; Herzen, Julia; Dangelmaier, Julia; Schwaiger, Benedikt J.; Sauter, Andreas; Riederer, Isabelle; Renz, Martin; Braren, Rickmer; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Noël, Peter B.: Assessment of quantification accuracy and image quality of a full-body dual-layer spectral CT system. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 2017 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • 291
    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 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    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 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • 289
    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 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • 288
    Mechlem, Korbinian; Ehn, Sebastian; Sellerer, Thorsten; Pfeiffer, Franz; Noël, Peter: Statistical iterative material image reconstruction for spectral CT using a semi-empirical forward model. Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging, SPIE, 2017 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )

  • 10
    Baumann, J; David, C; Engelhardt, M; Freudenberger, J; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Honal, M; Mertelmeier, T; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S; Schuster, M: Measurement system for noninvasive determination of properties of object, has phase contrast medium that comprises base liquid and multiple particles so that refractive index of base liquid differs with refractive index of particles. mehr… BibTeX
  • 9
    Baumann, J; David, C; Engelhardt, M; Freudenberger, J; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Mertelmeier, T; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S; Schuster, M; Darfitt, C; Engelhart, M; Freundenberger, J: Focus-detector arrangement for X-ray apparatus for generating projective and tomographic phase contrast recordings of observed region, comprises phase grating, and analysis-detector system. mehr… BibTeX
  • 8
    Baumann, J; David, C; Engelhardt, M; Freudenberger, J; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Mertelmeier, T; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S; Schuster, M; Darfitt, C; Engelhart, M; Freundenberger, J: X-ray optical transmission grating of X-ray apparatus for generating projective and/or tomographic phase contrast recordings of subject, has at least two sub-gratings arranged in direct succession in beam direction. mehr… BibTeX
  • 7
    Baumann, J; David, C; Engelhardt, M; Freudenberger, J; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Mertelmeier, T; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S; Schuster, M; Darfitt, C; Engelhart, M; Freundenberger, J: Focus-detector arrangement of X-ray apparatus for generating projective and tomographic phase contrast recording of subject, includes phase grating comprising filler material. mehr… BibTeX
  • 6
    Baumann, J; David, C; Engelhardt, M; Freudenberger, J; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Mertelmeier, T; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S; Schuster, M; Darfitt, C; Engelhart, M; Freundenberger, J: Focus-detector arrangement of X-ray apparatus for generating projective and tomographic phase contrast recording of subject, includes X-ray optical grating comprising bars which are free from overhangs forming shadows in beam path of rays. mehr… BibTeX
  • 5
    Baumann, J; Schuster, M; Freudenberger, J; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Mertelmeier, T; Popescu, S; Engelhardt, M; David, C; Pfeiffer, F; Schardt, P; Schillinger, B; Heismann, B; Engelhart, M; Freundenberger, J: Focus-detector system on X-ray equipment for generating projective or tomographic X-ray phase-contrast exposures of an object under examination uses an anode with areas arranged in strips. mehr… BibTeX
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    David, C; Donath, T; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Matthis, B; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S: Method for manufacturing X-ray-optical lattice for X-ray dark field image and for X-ray phase contrast image, involves applying X-ray-sensitive layer with electrical conducting cover layer on base plate. mehr… BibTeX
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    David, C; Donath, T; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S: Arrangement for one of projective and tomographic phase-contrast imaging in differential phase-contrast computed tomography, scans examination object with different spatial orientations of grid lines of one-dimensional phase grid. mehr… BibTeX
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    David, C; Donath, T; Hempel, E; Hoheisel, M; Pfeiffer, F; Popescu, S: X-ray computed tomography system for generating tomographic phase contrast and dark field exposure for patient, has grid structure, where distance between grid structure and phase grid is adjusted depending on fan angle. mehr… BibTeX
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    David, C; Pfeiffer, F: X-ray interferometer for obtaining x-ray images from object, has evaluating unit evaluating intensities for each pixel in images to identify characteristic of object for each individual pixel as absorption dominated pixel. mehr… BibTeX

2017 Alfred-Breit-Prize (German Röntgen Society)
2016 ERC Advanced Grant
2011 Leibniz-Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
2010 Röntgen-Prize of the University of Giessen
2009 IDEAS - Starting Grant Award of the European Research Council
2009 National Latsis Research Prize of Switzerland
2003 Dr. Eduard-Martin-Award (Ph.D.) of the University of Saarbrücken

2017 Director of the Munich School of BioEngineering, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2015 Co-Director of the Center of Advanced Laser Application, Munich (Germany)
2013 Faculty Member in Medicine, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2009 Full Professor of Physics, Chair for Biomedical Physics, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
2008 Associate Professor of Physics (tenured), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
2007 Assistant Professor of Physics (tenure-track), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
2005 – 2007 Group leader at the Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institute (Villigen, Switzerland)
2003 – 2005 Staff scientist at the Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institute (Villigen, Switzerland)
2003 Visiting scientist at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (USA)
2000 – 2002 PhD thesis at the Center of Nanoscience (Munich, Germany), the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Grenoble, France), and the University of Saarbrücken (Germany)
1993 – 1999 Student at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Germany)
1972 Born in Kösching (Germany)