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Peer-reviewed journals

Medical Physics

  1. Haehnle J., Süss P., Landry G., Teichert K., Hille L., Hofmaier J., Nowak D., Kamp F., Reiner M., Thieke C., Ganswindt U., Belka C., Parodi K., Küfer KH, Kurz C.: A novel method for interactive multi-objective dose-guided patient positioning, Phys Med Biol. 2017 Jan 7;62 (1):165-185.
  2. Almeida IP, Schyns LE, Öllers MC, van Elmpt W., Parodi K., Landry G., Verhaegen F.:
    Dual-energy CT quantitative imaging: a comparison study between twin-beam and dual-source CT scanners, Med Phys. 2017 Jan; 44 (1):171-179.
  3. Meyer S., Gianoli C., Magallanes L., Kopp B., Tessonnier T., Landry G., Dedes G., Voss B., Parodi K.:
    Comparative Monte Carlo study on the performance of integration- and list-mode detector configurations for carbon ion computed tomography, Phys Med Biol. 2017 Feb 7; 62 (3):1096-1112.
  4. Giacometti V, Bashkirov VA, Piersimoni P, Guatelli S, Plautz TE, Sadrozinski HF, Johnson RP, Zatserklyaniy A, Tessonnier T, Parodi K, Rosenfeld AB, Schulte RW, Software Platform for Simulation of a Prototype Proton CT Scanner, Med Phys. 2017 Jan 17. doi: 10.1002/mp.12107
  5. Mairani A, Dokic I, Magro G, Tessonnier T, Bauer J, Böhlen TT, Ciocca M, Ferrari A, Sala PR, Jäkel O, Debus J, Haberer T, Abdollahi A, Parodi K., A phenomenological relative biological effectiveness approach for proton therapy based on an improved description of the mixed radiation field, Phys Med Biol. 2017 Feb 21;62(4):1378-1395
  6. Kelleter L, Wrońska A, Besuglow J, Konefał A, Laihem K, Leidner J, Magiera A, Parodi K, Rusiecka K, Stahl A, Tessonnier T.: Spectroscopic study of prompt-gamma emission for range verification in proton therapy, Phys Med. 2017 Feb;34:7-17
  7. Qin N, Pinto M, Tian Z, Dedes G, Pompos A, Jiang S, Parodi K, Jia X.: Initial development of goCMC: a GPU-oriented fast cross-platform Monte Carlo engine for carbon ion therapy, Phys Med Biol. 2017 Jan 31
  8. Berndt B, Landry G, Schwarz F, Tessonnier T, Kamp F, Dedes G, Thieke C, Würl M, Kurz C, Ganswindt U, Verhaegen F, Debus J, Belka C, Sommer W, Reiser M, Bauer J, Parodi K.: Application of single- and dual-energy CT brain tissue segmentation to PET monitoring of proton therapy,Phys Med Biol. 2017 Mar 21;62(6):2427-2448
  9. Würl M., Reinhardt S., Rosenfeld A., Petasecca M., Lerch M., Tran L., Karsch S., Assmann W., Schreiber J. and Parodi K.: Experimental studies with two novel silicon detectors for the development of time-of-flight spectrometry of laser-accelerated proton beams, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 777, 012018, 2017.
  10. Chen W., Bauer J., Kurz C., Tessonnier T., Handrack J., Haberer T., Debus J. and Parodi K.: A dedicated software application for treatment verification with off-line PET/CT imaging at the Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Center, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 777, 012021, 2017.
  11. Resch AF, Landry G, Kamp F, Cabal G, Belka C, Wilkens JJ, Parodi K, Dedes G., Quantification of the uncertainties of a biological model and their impact on variable RBE proton treatment plan optimization,
    Phys Med. 2017 Apr;36:91-102. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2017.03.013.
  12. Tessonnier T, Mairani A, Brons S, Haberer T, Debus J, Parodi K., Experimental dosimetric comparison of 1H, 4He, 12C and 16O scanned ion beams. Phys Med Biol. 2017 Apr 13; 62(10):3958-3982. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa6516.
  13. Mairani A, Magro G, Tessonnier T, Boehlen T, Molinelli S, Ferrari A, Parodi K, Debus J, Haberer T., Optimizing the modified microdosimetric kinetic model input parameters for proton and sup>4</sup>He ion beam therapy application, Phys Med Biol. 2017 Apr 6. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa6be9.
  14. Wieser HP, Cisternas Jimenez E, Wahl N, Ulrich S, Stadler A, Mescher H, Müller LR, Klinge T, Gabrys H, Burigo L, Mairani A, Ecker S, Ackermann B, Ellerbrock M, Parodi K, Jäkel O, Bangert M., Development of the open-source dose calculation and optimization toolkit matRad, Med Phys. 2017 Apr 1. doi: 10.1002/mp.12251. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Trinkl S, Mares V, Englbrecht FS, Wilkens JJ, Wielunski M, Parodi K, Rühm W, Hillbrand M., Systematic out-of-field secondary neutron spectrometry and dosimetry in pencil beam scanning proton therapy, Med Phys. 2017 Mar 11. doi: 10.1002/mp.12206. [Epub ahead of print]
  16. G. Dedes, L. De Angelis, S. Rit, D. Hansen, C. Belka, V. Bashkirov, R.P. Johnson, G. Coutrakon, K.E. Schubert, R.W. Schulte, K. Parodi, G. Landry. Application of fluence field modulation to proton computed tomography for proton therapy imaging. Phys Med Biol. 2017 Jun 5. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa7734. [Epub ahead of print]
  17. R. Schnerr, A.N. de Jong, G. Landry, C.R.L.P.N. Jeukens, R. Wierts. Monte Carlo simulations of ceiling scatter in nuclear medicine: 99mTc, 131I and 18F. Med Phys. 2017; 44(3):1113-1119. doi: 10.1002/mp.12113
  18. Gianoli C, De Bernardi E, Ricotti R, Kurz C, Bauer J, Riboldi M, Baroni G, Debus J, Parodi K, First clinical investigation of a 4D maximum likelihood reconstruction for 4D PET-based treatment verification in ion beam therapy, Radiother Oncol 123 (2017) 339-345
  19. Tessonnier T, Boehlen TT, Cerutti F, Ferrari A, Sala PR, Brons S, Haberer T, Debus J, Parodi K, Mairani A, Dosimetric verification in water of a Monte Carlo treatment planning tool for proton, helium, carbon and oxygen ion beams at the Heidelberg ion beam therapy center, Phys Med Biol 62 (2017) 6579-659
  20. Tessonnier T, Mairani A, Brons S, Sala P, Cerutti F, Ferrari A, Haberer T, Debus J, Parodi K, Helium ions at the Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Center: Comparisons between FLUKA Monte Carlo code predictions and dosimetric measurements, Phys Med Biol 62 (2017) 6784-6803
  21. Zvereva A, Schlattl H, Zankl M, Becker J, Petoussi-Henss N, Yeom YS, Kim CH, Hoeschen C, Parodi K, Feasibility of reducing differences in estimated doses in nuclear medicine between a patient-specific and a reference phantom, Phys Med 39 (2017) 100-112
  22. Bortfeldt J, Biebel O, Flierl B, Hertenberger R, Klitzner F, Lösel Ph, Magallanes L, Müller R, Parodi K, Schlüter T, Voss B, Zibell A, Low material budget floating strip Micromegas for ion transmission radiography, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys Res A845 (2017) 210–214
  23. Lehrack S, Assmann W, Betrand D, Henrotin S, Herault J, Heymans V, Vander Stappen F, Thirolf P G, Vidal M, Van de Walle J, Parodi K, Submillimeter ionoacoustic range determination for protons in water at a clinical synchrocyclotron, Phys Med Biol 62 (2017), L20
  24. C. Zöllner, S. Rit, C. Kurz, G. Vilches-Freixas, F. Kamp, G. Dedes, C. Belka, K. Parodi, G. Landry. Decomposing a prior-CT-based cone-beam CT projection correction algorithm into scatter and beam hardening components. Phys Imaging Radiat Oncol (2017) vol 3 pp.49-52
  25. S. Aldawood, P.G. Thirolf, A. Miani, M. Böhmer, G. Dedes, R. Gernhäuser, C. Lang, S. Liprandi, L. Maier, T. Marinsek, M. Mayerhofer, D.R. Schaart, I. Valencia Lozano, K. Parodi, Development of a Compton Camera for prompt-Gamma Medical Imaging, Radiation Physics and Chemistry 140C, 190-197 (2017).
  26. S. Liprandi, M. Mayerhofer, S. Aldawood, T. Binder, G. Dedes,A. Miani, D.R. Schaart, I. Valencia Lozano, K. Parodi,
    P.G. Thirolf, Sub-3mm spatial resolution from a large monolithic LaBr3(Ce) scintillator, Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering 3 (2017) 655-659.
  27. Handrack J, Tessonnier T, Chen W, Liebl J, Debus J, Bauer J, Parodi K, Sensitivity of post treatment positron-emission-tomography/computed-tomography to detect inter-fractional range variations in scanned ion beam therapy, Acta Oncol (2017) 1-8 doi: 10.1080/0284186X.2017.1348628. [Epub ahead of print]
  28. Kantz S, Troeller McDermott A, Söhn M, Reinhardt S, Belka C, Parodi K, Reiner M, Practical implications for the quality assurance of modulated radiation therapy techniques using point detector arrays, J Appl Clin Med Phys (2017) doi: 10.1002/acm2.12157. [Epub ahead of print]
  29. Kurz C, Landry G, Resch AF, Dedes G, Kamp F, Ganswindt U, Belka C, Raaymakers BW, Parodi K, A Monte-Carlo study to assess the effect of 1.5T magnetic fields on the overall robustness of pencil-beam scanning proton radiotherapy plans for prostate cancer, Phys Med Biol 62 (2017) 8470-8482
  30. Hofmaier J, Haehnle J, Kurz C, Landry G, Maihöfer C, Schüttrumpf L, Süss P, Teichert K, Söhn M, Traulsen N, Brachmann C, Weiler F, Thieke C, Küfer K, Belka C, Parodi K, Kamp F, Multi-criterial patient positioning based on dose recalculation on scatter-corrected CBCT images, Radiother Oncol 2017, doi:10.1016/j.radonc.2017.09.020. [Epub ahead of print]
  31. Maspero M, Van den Berg CAT, Landry G, Belka C, Parodi K, Seevinck PR, Raaymakers BW, Kurz C, Feasibility of MR-only proton dose calculations for prostate cancer radiotherapy using a commercial pseudo-CT generation method, Phys Med Biol. 2017 doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa9677. [Epub ahead of print]
  32. Qin N, Shen C, Tsai MY, Pinto M, Tian Z, Dedes G, Pompos A, Jiang SB, Parodi K, Jia X, Full Monte Carlo-Based Biologic Treatment Plan Optimization System for Intensity Modulated Carbon Ion Therapy on Graphics Processing Unit, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.09.002. [Epub ahead of print]
  33. S Tegami, S D. Bello, S Luan, A Mairani, K Parodi, M H Holzscheiter, LET Monitoring Using Liquid Ionization Chambers, International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology 6 (2017), 197-207 10.4236/ijmpcero.2017.62018
  34. M Puchalska, T Tessonnier, K Parodi, L Sihver, Benchmarking of PHITS for Carbon IonTherapy, International Journal of Particle Therapy, 2017, DOI10.14338/IJPT-17-00029.1

Nuclear Physics

  1. B. Seiferle, L. v.d. Wense, P.G. Thirolf, Lifetime measurement of the 229Th nuclear isomer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 042501 (2017).
  2. W. Assmann, B. Ban-d'Etat, M. Bender, P. Boduch, P.L. Grande, H. Lebius, D. Lelièvre, G.G. Marmitt, H. Rothard, T. Seidl, D. Severin, K.-O. Voss, M. Toulemonde, C. Trautmann, Charge-state related effects in sputtering of LiF by swift heavy ions, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms Volume 392, , Pages 94–101, 1 February 2017
  3. M. Toulemonde, W. Assmann, D. Muller , C. Trautmann, Electronic sputtering of LiF, CaF2, LaF3 and UF4 with 197 MeV Au ions. Is the stoichiometry of atom emission preserved?, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 406 (2017) 501–506
  4. F. Giacoppo, K. Blaum, M. Block, P. Chhetri, C.E. Düllmann, C. Droese, S. Eliseev, P. Filianin, S. Götz, Y. Gusev, F. Herfurth, F.P. Hessberger, O. Kaleja, J. Khuyagbaatar, M. Laatiaoui, F. Lautenschläger, C. Lorenz, G. Marx, E. Minaya-Ramirez, A. Mistry, Y.N. Novikov, W.R. Plass, S. Raeder, D. Rodriguez, D. Rudolph, L.G. Sarmiento, C. Scheidenberger, L. Schweikhard, P. Thirolf, A. Yakushev, Recent upgrades of the SHIPTRAP setup: on the finish line towards direct mass spectroscopy of superheavy elements, Acta Phys. Pol. B 48, 423-429 (2017).
  5. M.M. Günther, M. Jentschel, A.J. Pollitt, P.G. Thirolf, M. Zepf, Refractive index measurement of Si at γ-ray energies up to 2 MeV, Phys. Rev. A 95, 053864 (2017).
  6. B. Seiferle, L. v.d. Wense, P.G. Thirolf, Feasibility study of Internal Conversion Electron Spectroscopy of 229mTh, Eur. Phys. Jour. A 53, 108 (2017).
  7. L. v.d. Wense, A. Palffy, B. Seiferle, S. Stellmer, J. Weitenberg, P.G. Thirolf, A laser excitation scheme for 229mTh, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 132503 (2017).

 Laser-Ion-Acceleration

Peer-reviewed journals / Abstracts and conference proceedings

  1. Rösch TF, Haffa D, Bin JH, Englbrecht F, Gao Y, Gisbert V, Gebhard J, Hahner D, Hartmann J, Haug M, Herr S. Laser-driven ION (LION) acceleration at the centre for advanced laser applications (CALA). In The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2017 Jun 25 (p. JSIII_P_2). Optical Society of America.
  2. Ostermayr TM, Kreuzer C, Englbrecht F, Hartmann J, Gebhard J, Speicher M, Haffa D, Hilz P, Bin J, McCary E, Stork S. Laser interactions with micro-targets for imaging applications. In The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2017 Jun 25 (p. JSIII_3_2). Optical Society of America.
  3. V. Bagnoud, J. Hornung, T. Schlegel, B. Zielbauer, C. Brabetz, M. Roth, P. Hilz, M. Haug, J. Schreiber, F. Wagner, Studying the Dynamics of Relativistic Laser-Plasma Interaction on Thin Foils by Means of Fourier-Transform Spectral Interferometry, Physical Review Letters 118 (25), 255003, 2017
  4. M.L. Zhou, J.H. Bin, D. Haffa, X.Q. Yan, J. Schreiber, The impact of femtosecond pre-pulses on nanometer thin foils for laser-ion acceleration, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 59 (5), 055020, 2017
  5. F.H. Lindner, D. Haffa, J.H. Bin, F. Englbrecht, Y. Gao, J. Gebhard, J. Hartmann, P. Hilz, C. Kreuzer, S. Lehrack, T.M. Ostermayr, T.F. Rösch, M. Speicher, M. Würl, K. Parodi, J. Schreiber, P.G. Thirolf, Towards swift ion bunch acceleration by high-power laser pulses at the Centre for Advanced Laser Applications (CALA) Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 2017
  6. Y. Gao, J. Bin, D. Haffa, C. Kreuzer, J. Hartmann, M. Speicher, F.H. Lindner,T.M. Ostermayr, P. Hilz, T.F. Rösch, S. Lehrack, F. Englbrecht, S.Seuferling, M. Gilljohann, H. Ding, W. Ma, K. Parodi, J. Schreiber, An automated, 0.5 Hz nano-foil target positioning system for intense laser plasma experiments, High Power Laser Science and Engineering 5, 2017
  7. S. Seuferling, M.A.O. Haug, P. Hilz, D. Haffa, C. Kreuzer, J. Schreiber, Efficient offline production of freestanding thin plastic foils for laser-driven ion sources, High Power Laser Science and Engineering 52, 2017
  8. J.H. Bin, K. Allinger, K. Khrennikov, S. Karsch, P.R. Bolton, J. Schreiber, Dynamics of laser-driven proton acceleration exhibited by measured laser absorptivity and reflectivity, Scientific Reports 7, 2017
  9. M. Würl, S. Reinhardt, A. Rosenfeld, M. Petasecca, M. Lerch, L. Tran, S. Karsch, W. Assmann, J. Schreiber, K. Parodi, Experimental studies with two novel silicon detectors for the development of time-of-flight spectrometry of laser-accelerated proton beams, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 777 (1), 012018, 2017

Abstracts and conference proceedings

Medical Physics

    1. Würl M, Englbrecht F, Lehrack S, Haffa D, Kreuzer C, Lindner FH, Rösch TF, Reinhardt S, Karsch S, Assmann W, Tran LT. Development of TOF-spectrometry of laser-accelerated proton pulses using silicon microdosimeters. In European Quantum Electronics Conference 2017 Jun 25 (p. JSIII_3_3). Optical Society of America.
    2. S. Liprandi, S. Aldawood, V. Beck, M. Mayerhofer, T. Binder, I. Valencia-Lozano, J. Bortfeldt, L. Maier, R. Lutter, R. Gernhäuser, G. Pausch, W. Enghardt, F. Fiedler, G. Dedes, K. Parodi, and P.G. Thirolf, Status of the scatterer component of a Compton camera for ion beam range verification in proton therapy, Verhandl. DPG (VI), 52, ST 7.7 (2017).
    3. M. Mayerhofer, S. Aldawood, T. Binder, G. Dedes, R. Gernhäuser, S. Liprandi, R. Lutter, L. Maier, A. Miani, K. Parodi, D.R. Schaart, I. Valencia Lozano, P.G. Thirolf, Study of the spatial resolution of a monolithic LaBr3:Ce scintillator, Verhandl. DPG (VI), 52, ST 7.9 (2017).
    4. T. Binder, S. Aldawood, G. Dedes, T. Ganka, R. Gernhäuser, S. Liprandi, R. Lutter, L. Maier, M. Mayerhofer, A. Miani, K. Parodi, F. Schneider, and P.G. Thirolf, Evaluation of a scintillator readout system based on a Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) Array and an ASIC-based readout system for a Compton camera, Verhandl. DPG (VI), 52, ST 7.8 (2017).
    5. K. Parodi, Imaging in radiotherapy, Proceedings of the CAS-CERN Accelerator School on Accelerators for Medical Applications in Vösendorf, Austria, 26 May–5 June 2015, edited by Roger Bailey, CERN Yellow Reports: School Proceedings, Vol. 1/2017, CERN-2017-004-SP, (CERN, Geneva, 2017).
    6. S. Liprandi, S. Aldawood, T. Binder, G. Dedes, M. Mayerhofer, A. Mohammadi, F. Nishikido, S. Takyu, I. Valencia Lozano, T. Yamaya, K. Parodi, P.G. Thirolf, Optimization of a compton camera prototype for particle beam range verification, Abstracts BMTMedPhys 2017, Dresden, September 10-13, DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5008, Biomed. Eng. - Biomed. Tech. 2017; 62(s1): S32-S36.
    7. T. Hofmann, A. Fochi, M. Pinto, A. Mohammadi, M. Nitta, F. Nishikido, Y. Iwao, H. Tashima, E. Yoshida, M. Safavi-Naeini, A. Chacon, A. Rosenfeld, T.Yamaya, K. Parodi: Dose Reconstruction from PET Images in Carbon Ion Therapy: A Deconvolution Approach Using an Evolutionary Algorithm, Conference Record
      der IEEE Konferenz 2017 in Atlanta
    8. F. Englbrecht, F. Balling, T. F. Rösch, M. Würl, F. Lindner, K. Parodi and J. Schreiber: Characterization of online high dynamic range imaging for laser-driven ion beam diagnostics using visible light,Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, ISSN (Online) 2364-5504, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cdbme-2017-0070. 
    9. G. Dedes, L. De Angelis, S. Rit, D. Hansen, C. Belka, V. Bashkirov, R. Johnson, G. Coutrakon, K. Schubert, R. Schulte, K. Parodi, G. Landry. Abstract ID: 138 Fluence modulated proton computed tomography. MCMA2017 conference, Napoli, October 15-18, 2017, Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics 42 (2017): 29-30
    10. G. Landry, C. Zöllner, C. Kurz, G. Vilches-Freixas, G. Dedes, F. Kam, C. Belka, S. Rit, K. Parodi: Abstract ID: 85 Investigating the physics of a CBCT projection shading correction based on a prior CT. MCMA2017 conference, Napoli, October 15-18, 2017, Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics 42 (2017): 17-18.
    11. J.J. Hofmaier, J.Haehnle, C.Kurz, G.Landry, C.Maihöfer, P.Süss, K.Teichert, N.Traulsen, C.Brachmann, F.Weiler, C.Thieke, K. Küfer, C.Belka, K.Parodi, F.Kamp: Multi-criterial patient positioning based on dose recalculation on scatter-corrected CBCT images. ESTRO36 meeting, Vienna, May 5-9, 2017
      Radiotherapy and Oncology 123 (2017): S257-S258
    12. M. Hillbrand, G. Landry, G. Dedes, E.P. Pappas, G. Kalaitzakis, C. Kurz, F. Dörringer, K. Kaiser, M. Würl, F. Englbrecht, O. Dietrich, D. Makris, E. Pappas, K. Parodi: A 3D polymer gel dosimeter coupled to a patient-specific anthropomorphic phantom for pencil beam scanned proton therapy. ESTRO36 meeting, Vienna, May 5-9, 2017, Radiotherapy and Oncology 123 (2017): S432-S433.
    13. E. Pappas, I. Kantemiris, T. Boursianis, G. Landry, G. Dedes, T. Maris, V. Lahanas, M. Hillbrand, K. Parodi, N. Papanikolaou: End-to-End QA methodology for proton range verification based on 3D-polymer gel MRI dosimetry. ESTRO36 meeting, Vienna, May 5-9, 2017, Radiotherapy and Oncology 123 (2017): S242
    14. I. P. Almeida, L. EJR Schyns, W. van Elmpt, G. Dedes, K. Parodi, G. Landry, F. Verhaegen: Monte Carlo dose calculations using different dual energy CT scanners for proton range verification. ESTRO36 meeting, Vienna, May 5-9, 2017, Radiotherapy and Oncology 123 (2017): S179
    15. G. Landry, M. Hillbrand, G. Dedes, E.P. Pappas, G. Kalaitzakis, C. Kurz, F. Dörringer, K. Kaiser, M. Würl, F. Englbrecht, O. Dietrich, D. Makris, E. Pappas, K. Parodi: Patient specific 3D gel dosimetry for proton therapy. NEUDOS-13 Conference, May 14-19, 2017 Krakow.
    16. G. Landry, G. Dedes, K. Parodi: Next generation imaging for ion beam therapy treatment planning. 2nd Jagiellonian Symposium of Fundamental and Applied Subatomic Physics. Krakow June 8th, 2017
    17. A. Alhazmi, C. Gianoli, S. Neppl, S. Veloza, J. Martins, M. Podesta, F. Verhaegen, M. Reiner, C. Belka, K. Parodi: A Novel Epid-based 3D dose Reconstruction for IMRT QA: su-i-gpd-t-259. AAPM 2017:Medical Physics. 2017 Jun 1;44(6):2887.
    18. Martins JC, Alhazmi A, Neppl S, Belka C, Reiner M, Parodi K, Veloza S. Abstract ID: 144 An equipment-specific Geant4 model for the Elekta Agility collimator. Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics. 2017 Oct 1;42:30-1.

    19. JC Martins, A. Alhazmi, S. Neppl, C. Belka, M. Reiner, K. Parodi, S. Veloza: Development and validation of a equipment-specific Geant4 model for Elekta Agility collimator. DGMP 2017: BMTMedPhys conference, Dresden, September 10-13, 2017. DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5032.

    20. I. Valencia Lozano, G. Dedes, DS Mackin, A. Zoglauer, E. Draeger, H. Chen, S. Beddar, S. Aldawood, S. Liprandi, A. Miani, M. Mayerhofer, PG Thirolf, JC Polf, K. Parodi, Quantitative Comparison of Two Prompt-Gamma Image Reconstruction Algorithms Using Compton Camera Detection Systems,59th AAPM, Denver, USA, Med Phys, 44 (6) 2017, 3010
    21. C. Kurz, G.Landry, A. Resch, G. Dedes, F. Kamp, U. Ganswindt, C. Belka, B. Raaymakers, K. Parodi, Investigating the Robustness of MR-Guided IMPT for Prostate Cancer in the Presence of Anatomical Changes and Positioning Errors, 59th AAPM, Denver, USA, Med Phys, 44 (6) 2017, 3044
    22. N. Qin, C. Shen, M. Pinto, Z. Tian, G. Dedes, A. Pompos, S. Jiang, K. Parodi, X. Jia, A Fully Monte Carlo-Based Efficient Biological Treatment Plan Optimization System for Intensity Modulated Carbon Ion Therapy, 59th AAPM, Denver, USA, Med Phys, 44 (6) 2017,3276
    23. K. Dinkel, J. Hofmaier, G. Landry, C. Kurz, M. Reiner, K. Parodi, C. Belka, F. Kamp, Dose calculation based on Hounsfield Unit calibrated cone beam CT images, Abstracts BMTMedPhys 2017, Dresden, September 10-13, DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5036 Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech. 2017; 62(s1):S188
    24. S. Meyer, L. Magallanes, B. Kopp, T. Tessonnier, M. Göppel, B. Voss, F. Kamp, C. Belka, D.J .Carlson, C. Gianoli, K. Parodi, Ion computed tomography – experimental results and clinical potential, Abstracts BMTMedPhys 2017, Dresden, September 10-13, DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5036 Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech. 2017; 62(s1):S240
    25. M. Göppel, L. Magallanes, B. Kopp, K. Parodi, C. Gianoli, Analytical investigation on the role of ion radiography for Hounsfield Unitconversion into relative stopping power in ion beam therapy, Abstracts BMTMedPhys 2017, Dresden, September 10-13, DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5036Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech. 2017; 62(s1):S241
    26. A. von Münchow, K. Straub, J. Hofmaier, P. Freislederer, C. Heinz, M. Reiner, C. Thieke, M. Söhn, M. Alber, R. Floca, C. Belka, K. Parodi, F. Kamp, Monte Carlo framework for the evaluation of interplay effects between dose application and respiratory motion, Abstracts BMTMedPhys 2017, Dresden, September 10-13, DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5036 Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech. 2017; 62(s1):S270
    27. B. Kopp, L. Magallanes, S. Meyer, C. Gianoli, T. Tessonnier, M. Göppel, S. Brons, B. Voss, R. Panse, K. Parodi, Ion radiography with proton, helium- and carbon ion beams, Abstracts BMTMedPhys 2017, Dresden, September 10-13, DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5036 Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech. 2017; 62(s1):S348
    28. M. Würl, F. Olivari, C. Gianoli, F. Englbrecht, A. Rozenfeld, K. Parodi, A new method for position-sensitive spectrometry of laser-accelerated proton bunches using the Timepix detector, Abstracts BMTMedPhys 2017, Dresden, September 10-13, DOI 10.1515/bmt-2017-5036 Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech. 2017; 62(s1):S437
    29. F. Horst, G. Aricò, G. Battistoni, K.T. Brinkmann, F. Cerutti, A. Ferrari, A. Mairani, K. Parodi, P. Sala, C. Schuy, T. Tessonnier, U. Weber, K. Zink, Novel data relevant for helium ion therapy and their comparison with FLUKA nuclear reaction models, MCMA2017 conference, Napoli, October 15-18, 2017, Phys. Med. 42(S1) 2017, 36
    30. G. Battistoni, F. Ballarini, J. Bauer, T. Böhlen, M.P. Carante, F. Cerutti, M. Chin, R. Dos Santos August, A. Fontana, A. Embriaco, A. Ferrari, W. Kozlowska, G. Magro, A. Mairani, K. Parodi, P. Ortega, P. Sala, P. Schoofs, T. Tessonnier, V. Vlachoudis, The application of the FLUKA Monte Carlo code in medical physics, MCMA2017 conference, Napoli, October 15-18, 2017, Phys. Med. 42(S1) 2017,50
    31. K Parodi, Reducing range uncertainties: new approaches for stopping power determination and in-vivo range verification, ESTRO 36, Vienna, Radioth Oncol, 123 (S1) 2017, S52
    32. S. Neppl, M. Reiner, M. Peller, C. Belka, K. Parodi, F. Kamp, Rapid prototyping phantom using LEGO® for MRI distortion correction in MR guided radiation therapy, ESTRO 36, Vienna, Radioth Oncol, 123 (S1) 2017, S932
    33. A. von Münchow, K. Straub, J. Hofmaier, P. Freislederer, M. Reiner, C. Thieke, M. Söhn, M. Alber, R. Floca, C. Belka, K. Parodi, F. Kamp, Framework for the evaluation of interplay effects between respiratory motion and dose application, ESTRO 36, Vienna, Radioth Oncol, 123 (S1) 2017, S886
    34. Liprandi S., Takyu S., Aldawood S., Binder T., Dedes G., Kamada K., Lutter R., Mayerhofer M., Miani A., Mohammadi A., Nishikido F., Schaart D.R., Valencia Lozano I.I., Yoshida E., Yamaya T., Parodi K., Thirolf P.G.: Characterization of a Compton camera setup with monolithic LaBr3(Ce) absorber and segmented GAGG scatter detectors, Conference Proceeding of the IEEE, Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference 2017 

Nuclear Physics

    1. B. Seiferle, L. v.d. Wense, P.G. Thirolf, Lifetime measurement of the internal conversion decay channel of 229mTh, Verhandl. DPG (VI), 52, HK 41.6 (2017).
    2. L. v.d. Wense, B. Seiferle, A. Palffy, P.G. Thirolf, A new nuclear laser excitation scheme for 229mTh, Verhandl. DPG (VI), 52, HK 41.7 (2017).
    3. O. Kaleja, K. Blaum, M. Block, S. Chenmarev, P. Chhetri, C. Droese, S. Eliseev, P. Filianin, F. Giacoppo, Y. Gusev, F.-P. Heßberger, M. Laatiaoui, S. Lohse, E. Minaya Ramirez, A. Mistry, Y. Novikov, S. Raeder, D. Rodriguez, L. Schweikhard, and P. Thirolf, Verhandl. DPG (VI), 52, HK 61.2 (2017).
    4. P.G. Thirolf, B. Seiferle, L. v.d. Wense, J.B. Neumayr, H.J. Maier, H.-F. Wirth, M. Laatiaoui, C. Mokry, K. Eberhardt, C.E. Düllmann, J. Runke, N.G. Trautmann, Direct detection of the Elusive 229Thorium Isomer: Milestone towards a Nuclear Clock, Proceedings of European Frequency and Time Forum and International Frequency Control Symposium 2017, July 10-13, Besancon. ISBN 978-1-5386-2916-1


Books / Book Chapters:

Book Chapter:

K. Parodi, Dose verification of proton and carbon ion beam treatments, in “Clinical 3D Dosimetry in Radiation Therapy” edited by Ben Mijnheer and David Thwaites, CRC Press, 2017


Thesis Works:

PhD:

  1. S. Aldawood: Commissioning of a Compton camera for medical imaging
  2. L. v.d. Wense: On the direct detection of 229mTh
  3. E. Bellinzona: A non Gaussian model for the lateral dose evaluation in hadrontherapy: development and Treatment Planning System implementation
  4. L. Magallanes: Low-dose ion-based transmission radiography and tomography for optimization of carbon ion-beam therapy
  5. T. Tessonnier: Treatment of low-grade meningiomas with protons and helium ions
  6. A. Zvereva: Advanced modeling for personalized dosimetry in nuclear medicine applications
  7. A. Tröller: Normal Tissue Complication Probability Modelling Influence of Treatment Technique, Fractionation and Dose Calculation Algorithm (LMU Medical Faculty)

Master Thesis (internal)

  1. A. Wislsperger: Monte Carlo based phase space reconstruction for electrons in laser driven ion acceleration
  2. J. Stolberg-Stolberg:On the Accuracy and Precision of the Ionoacoustic Effect for Protons around 20 MeV
  3. A. Fochi: Predicting positron emitter distributions for PET monitorig in carbon ion therapy based on a filtering method 
  4. B. Kopp: Ion Imaging with Protons, Helium- and Carbon Ions An experimental study
  5. T. Binder: Evaluation of new components for the absorber detector of the Garching Compton camera prototype
  6. M. Mayerhofer: Optimizing the spatial resolution of the monolithic LaBr3 absorbing scintillator of the Garching Compton camera prototype
  7. M. Göppl: Analytical investigation on the rate of ion radiography for for Hausfield Unit conversians into Relative Stopping Power in adaptive ion beam therapy
  8. T. Hofmann: Dose Reconstruction from PET images in Carbon Ion Therapy
  9. K. Niepel: 4D Cone Beam Computed Tomography for time-resolved dose calculation in proton theapy
  10. L. Sommer: Acoustic simulations in the field of medical physics
  11. M. Rädler: Noise Reconstruction in Proton Computed Tomography


Bachelor Thesis (internal)

  1. K. Kaiser: Evaluation of a new polymer gel for dosimetry in proton therapy
  2. V. Beck: Signal Processing of Double-Sided Silicon Strip detectors with an ASIC-based Data Acquisition test System

  3. I. Brumer: Characterisation of Silicon Microdosimeters for Time-of-Flight Spectrometry of Laser-Accelerated Proton Bunches

  4. D. Taray: Analysis of laser accelerated ion foci created with permanent magnet quadrupoles
  5. T. Schmidt: Performance examination of GET-ASIC based signal processing with external preamplifiers
  6. N. Arlt: Preparatory measurements for a direct laser excitation of 229mTh
  7. B. Kotulski: Charakterisierung eines Cylindrical Mirror Analyzers zur Energiebestimmung von 229mTh


Master Thesis (external)

  1. C. Pirkl: Water exchange in dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI: a bayesian approach
  2. A. v. Münchow: 4DCT-based Monte Carlo dose calculaton method for evaluating respiratory motion-induced interplay effects between dose application and tumor position
  3. S. Huck: Dynamic Beam Attenuation in CT: Experimental Validatior of a Novel Concept
  4. J. Brosch: Untersuchung unterschiedlicher Methoden der Dosimetrie für die 70Y-SIR-Therapie der Leber basierend auf quantitativen SPECT und PET Bildern
  5. K. Dinkel: Dosisberechnung auf Kegelstrahl Computertomografie Aufnahmen - Validierung der Hounsfield Kalibrierung von Elekta
  6. N. Dominik: Untersuchungen zu Methoden für Blutgefäßdetektion und Tumordetektion während einer optisch geführten Hirntumorbiopsie
  7. A. Mittermeier: Pixel-wise Evaluation of Intravoxel Incoherent Motion MRI: A Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling Approach
  8. S. Ströbl: Investigations on Ho:YAG laser lithotripsy

 Bachelor Thesis (external)

  1. A. Zounek: Evaluation of moving target volumes in Radiotherapy based on 4D Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Strahlentherapie Abteilung des Klinikums der Universität München)
  2. Y. Dinc: Vergleich zwischen verschiedenen Bestrahlungsmethoden für singuläre und multile Gehirnmetastasen unter dosimetrischen Aspekten
  3. M. Eder: Evaluation des QA-Programms COMPASSM
  4. F. Scheugenpflug: Vergleich optischer Messanordnungen zur Quantifizierung der Zinkprotoporphyrin-Fluoreszenz im Blut
  5. K. Scharl: Untersuchung von Ho:YAG-Laser-induzierten Kavitationsblasen
  6. C. Schmeichel: Einfluss der Schwächungskorrektur auf die Quantifizierung bei der präklinischen PET-Bildgebung

Zulassungsarbeit (State exam thesis):

  1. T. Jahn: Geometrische und Dosimetrische Evaluation von ganzhirmbestrahlungen bei Patientenpositionierung und Lageüberwachung mittels dem optischen Oberfläachenscanner CATALYST
  2. L. Sedlbauer: Physik im Kontext ihrer Forscher: Einflußfaktoren auf die Arbeit in Deutschland wirkender Forscher des 20. Jahrhunderts.
  3. C.Rebhan: Erstellung eines Konzepts für einen Versuchstag für Physikstudenten zum Thema Gammaspektroskopie