Welcome to the Research Group Biomedical Imaging Physics

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Julia Herzen

Email: Julia.Herzen@tum.de
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We develop novel X-ray imaging methods using highly brilliant synchrotron radiation and conventional laboratory X-ray sources. We mainly focus on quantitative multi-modal approaches combining spectral and phase-contrast imaging. Currently, we are aiming at applying these methods for improved breast cancer detection and for quantitative 3D virtual histology of human tissue.

Most recent publications:

  • Willer, Konstantin; Fingerle, Alexander A; Noichl, Wolfgang; De Marco, Fabio; Frank, Manuela; Urban, Theresa; Schick, Rafael; Gustschin, Alex; Gleich, Bernhard; Herzen, Julia; Koehler, Thomas; Yaroshenko, Andre; Pralow, Thomas; Zimmermann, Gregor S; Renger, Bernhard; Sauter, Andreas P; Pfeiffer, Daniela; Makowski, Marcus R; Rummeny, Ernst J; Grenier, Philippe A; Pfeiffer, Franz: X-ray dark-field chest imaging for detection and quantification of emphysema in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a diagnostic accuracy study. The Lancet Digital Health 3 (11), 2021, e733-e744 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Pinzek, Simon; Gustschin, Alex; Neuwirth, Tobias; Backs, Alexander; Schulz, Michael; Herzen, Julia; Pfeiffer, Franz: Signal Retrieval from Non-Sinusoidal Intensity Modulations in X-ray and Neutron Interferometry Using Piecewise-Defined Polynomial Function. Journal of Imaging 7 (10), 2021, 209 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Pinzek, Simon; Beckenbach, Thomas; Viermetz, Manuel; Meyer, Pascal; Gustschin, Alex; Andrejewski, Jana; Gustschin, Nikolai; Herzen, Julia; Schulz, Joachim; Pfeiffer, Franz: Fabrication of x-ray absorption gratings via deep x-ray lithography using a conventional x-ray tube. Journal of Micro/Nanopatterning, Materials, and Metrology 20 (04), 2021 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Burkhardt, Rico; Gora, Thomas; Fingerle, Alexander A.; Sauter, Andreas P.; Meurer, Felix; Gassert, Florian T.; Dobiasch, Sophie; Schilling, Daniela; Feuchtinger, Annette; Walch, Axel K.; Multhoff, Gabriele; Herzen, Julia; Noël, Peter B.; Rummeny, Ernst J.; Combs, Stephanie E.; Schmid, Thomas E.; Pfeiffer, Franz; Wilkens, Jan J.: In-vivo X-ray dark-field computed tomography for the detection of radiation-induced lung damage in mice. Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology 20, 2021, 11-16 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Scholz, Josef; Roiser, Nathalie; Braig, Eva-Maria; Petrich, Christian; Birnbacher, Lorenz; Andrejewski, Jana; Kimm, Melanie A.; Sauter, Andreas; Busse, Madleen; Korbel, Rüdiger; Herzen, Julia; Pfeiffer, Daniela: X-ray dark-field radiography for in situ gout diagnosis by means of an ex vivo animal study. Scientific Reports 11 (1), 2021 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )