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:

  • Pinzek, Simon; Gustschin, Alex; Gustschin, Nikolai; Viermetz, Manuel; Pfeiffer, Franz: Fabrication of X-ray absorption gratings by centrifugal deposition of bimodal tungsten particles in high aspect ratio silicon templates. Scientific Reports 12 (1), 2022 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Florian T. Gassert Rico Burkhardt Thomas Gora Daniela Pfeiffer Alexander A. Fingerle Andreas P. Sauter Daniela Schilling Ernst J. Rummeny Thomas E. Schmid Stephanie E. Combs Jan J. Wilkens Franz Pfeiffer: X-ray Dark-Field CT for Early Detection of Radiation-induced Lung Injury in a Murine Model. Radiology , 2022 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Gassert, Florian T.; Pfeiffer, Franz: X-ray Dark-field Chest Radiography of Lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Radiology, 2022 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Zimmermann, Gregor S.; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Renger, Bernhard; Laugwitz, Karl-Ludwig; Hautmann, Hubert; Sauter, Andreas; Meurer, Felix; Gassert, Florian Tilman; Bodden, Jannis; Müller-Leisse, Christina; Renz, Martin; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Makowski, Marcus R.; Willer, Konstantin; Noichl, Wolfgang; De Marco, Fabio; Frank, Manuela; Urban, Theresa; Schick, Rafael C.; Herzen, Julia; Koehler, Thomas; Haller, Bernhard; Pfeiffer, Daniela; Pfeiffer, Franz: Dark-field chest x-ray imaging: first experience in patients with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency. European Radiology Experimental 6 (1), 2022 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Viermetz, Manuel; Gustschin, Nikolai; Schmid, Clemens; Haeusele, Jakob; von Teuffenbach, Maximilian; Meyer, Pascal; Bergner, Frank; Lasser, Tobias; Proksa, Roland; Koehler, Thomas; Pfeiffer, Franz: Dark-field computed tomography reaches the human scale. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119 (8), 2022, e2118799119 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )