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:

  • Hammel, Johannes; Birnbacher, Lorenz; Campbell, Graeme; Coulon, Philippe; Ushakov, Lev; Pfeiffer, Franz; Makowski, Marcus R.; Kirschke, Jan; Pfeiffer, Daniela: Comparison of volumetric and areal bone mineral density in CT and scout scans using spectral detector technology. European Radiology Experimental 7 (1), 2023 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Gassert, Florian T.; Urban, Theresa; Kufner, Alexander; Frank, Manuela; Feuerriegel, Georg C.; Baum, Thomas; Makowski, Marcus R.; Braun, Christian; Pfeiffer, Daniela; Schwaiger, Benedikt J.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Gersing, Alexandra S.: Dark-field X-ray imaging for the assessment of osteoporosis in human lumbar spine specimens. Frontiers in Physiology 14, 2023 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Pfeiffer, Franz; Willer, Konstantin; Viermetz, Manuel; Pfeiffer, Daniela: Dunkelfeldbildgebung und Computertomographie. Die Radiologie, 2023 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Urban, Theresa; Sauter, Andreas P.; Frank, Manuela; Willer, Konstantin; Noichl, Wolfgang; Bast, Henriette; Schick, Rafael; Herzen, Julia; Koehler, Thomas; Gassert, Florian T.; Bodden, Jannis H.; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Gleich, Bernhard; Renger, Bernhard; Makowski, Marcus R.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Pfeiffer, Daniela: Dark-Field Chest Radiography Outperforms Conventional Chest Radiography for the Diagnosis and Staging of Pulmonary Emphysema. Investigative Radiology Publish Ahead of Print, 2023 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Haeusele, Jakob; Schmid, Clemens; Viermetz, Manuel; Gustschin, Nikolai; Lasser, Tobias; Koehler, Thomas; Pfeiffer, Franz: Advanced Phase-Retrieval for Stepping-Free X-Ray Dark-Field Computed Tomography. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2023, 1-1 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )