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Medical Physics

Peer-reviewed journals:

  1. Palaniappan P, Meyer S, Rädler M, Kamp F, Belka C, Riboldi M, Parodi K, Gianoli C. X-ray CT adaptation based on a 2D-3D deformable image registration framework using simulated in-room proton radiographies. Phys Med Biol. 2022 Feb 9;67(4).
  2. Kollitz E, Han H, Kim CH, Pinto M, Schwarz M, Riboldi M, Kamp F, Belka C, Newhauser W, Dedes G, Parodi K. A patient-specific hybrid phantom for calculating radiation dose and equivalent dose to the whole body. Phys Med Biol. 2022 Feb 4;67(3).
  3. Götz S, Dickmann J, Rit S, Krah N, Khellaf F, Schulte RW, Parodi K, Dedes G, Landry G: Evaluation of the impact of a scanner prototype on proton CT and helium CT image quality and dose efficiency with Monte Carlo simulation. Phys Med Biol. 2022 Feb 21;67(5)
  4. Tattenberg S, Madden TM, Bortfeld T, Parodi K, Verburg J: Range uncertainty reductions in proton therapy may lead to the feasibility of novel beam arrangements which improve organ at risk sparing.
    Med Phys. 2022 Mar 31. doi: 10.1002/mp.15644. PMID: 35362163
  5. Nierer L, Kamp F, Reiner M, Corradini S, Rabe M, Dietrich O, Parodi K, Belka C, Kurz C, Landry G.: Evaluation of an anthropomorphic ion chamber and 3D gel dosimetry head phantom at a 0.35 T MR-linac using separate 1.5 T MR-scanners for gel readout. Z Med Phys. 2022 Mar 16:S0939-3889(22)00006-X. doi: 10.1016/j.zemedi.2022.01.006. PMID: 35305857
  6. Farr JB, Parodi K, Carlson DJ.: FLASH: Current status and the transition to clinical use.
    Med Phys. 2022 Mar;49(3):1972-1973. doi: 10.1002/mp.15401. PMID: 35262219 No abstract available.
  7. Kawula M, Purice D, Li M, Vivar G, Ahmadi SA, Parodi K, Belka C, Landry G, Kurz C.: Dosimetric impact of deep learning-based CT auto-segmentation on radiation therapy treatment planning for prostate cancer.
    Radiat Oncol. 2022 Jan 31;17(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s13014-022-01985-9. PMID: 35101068.
  8. Assmann W, Becker R, Stief Ch., Sroka R.: Development and pre-clinical test of a phosphorous-32 containing polyetheretherketone foil aiming at urethral stricture prevention by low-dose-rate brachytherapy, J Contemp Brachytherapy 2022; 14, 2: 189–197 Online publish date: 2022-04-02 DOI (digital object identifier): 10.5114/jcb.2022.115205
  9. Bauer J, Hildebrandt M, Baumgartl M, Fiedler F, Robert C, Buvat I, Enghardt W, Parodi K.: Quantitative assessment of radionuclide production yields in in-beam and offline PET measurements at different proton irradiation facilities. Phys Med Biol. 2022 Jun 20. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ac7a89. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35724648

  10. Penescu L, Stora T, Stegemann S, Pitters J, Fiorina E, Augusto RDS, Schmitzer C, Wenander F, Parodi K, Ferrari A, Cocolios TE.:Technical Design Report for a Carbon-11 Treatment Facility. Front Med (Lausanne). 2022 Apr 25; 8:697235. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.697235. eCollection 2021. PMID: 35547661 Free PMC article.

  11. Dedes G, Drosten H, Götz S, Dickmann J, Sarosiek C, Pankuch M, Krah N, Rit S, Bashkirov V, Schulte RW, Johnson RP, Parodi K, DeJongh E, Landry G.: Comparative accuracy and resolution assessment of two prototype proton computed tomography scanners. Med Phys. 2022 Apr 9. doi: 10.1002/mp.15657. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35396739

  12. El Naqa I, Pogue BW, Zhang R, Oraiqat I, Parodi K.: Image guidance for FLASH radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2022 Jun;49(6):4109-4122. doi: 10.1002/mp.15662. Epub 2022 Apr 18. PMID: 35396707

  13. Mairani A, Mein S, Blakely EA, Debus J, Durante M, Ferrari A, Fuchs H, Georg D, Grosshans DR, Guan F, Haberer T, Harrabi SB, Horst F, Inaniwa T, Karger CP, Mohan R, Paganetti H, Parodi K, Sala PR, Schuy C, Tessonnier T, Titt U, Weber U.: Roadmap: helium ion therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2022 Apr 8. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ac65d3. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35395649

  14. Valencia Lozano I, Dedes G, Peterson S, Mackin D, Zoglauer A, Beddar S, Avery S, Polf J, Parodi K.:Comparison of reconstructed prompt gamma emissions using maximum likelihood estimation and origin ensemble algorithms for a Compton camera system tailored to proton range monitoring. Z Med Phys. 2022 Jun 21: S0939-3889(22)00060-5. doi: 10.1016/j.zemedi.2022.04.005. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35750591
  15. Lombardo E, Rabe M, Xiong Y, Nierer L, Cusumano D, Placidi L, Boldrini L, Corradini S, Niyazi M, Belka C, Riboldi M, Kurz C, Landry G. Offline and online LSTM networks for respiratory motion prediction in MR-guided radiotherapy. Phys Med Biol. 2022 Apr 19;67(9). doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ac60b7. PMID: 35325880
  16. Eder MM, Reiner M, Heinz C, Garny S, Freislederer P, Landry G, Niyazi M, Belka C, Riboldi M. Single-isocenter stereotactic radiosurgery for multiple brain metastases: Impact of patient misalignments on target coverage in non-coplanar treatments. Z Med Phys. 2022 Apr 30:S0939-3889(22)00033-2. doi: 10.1016/j.zemedi.2022.02.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35504799.
  17. Wang Y, Lombardo E, Avanzo M, Zschaek S, Weingärtner J, Holzgreve A, Albert NL, Marschner S, Fanetti G, Franchin G, Stancanello J, Walter F, Corradini S, Niyazi M, Lang J, Belka C, Riboldi M, Kurz C, Landry G. Deep learning based time-to-event analysis with PET, CT and joint PET/CT for head and neck cancer prognosis. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2022 Jul;222:106948. doi: 10.1016/j.cmpb.2022.106948. Epub 2022 Jun 9. PMID: 35752119.

Abstracts and conference proceedings

  1. K. Unger, E. Lombardo, J. Hess, C. Kurz, M. Riboldi, S. Marschner, P. Baumeister, K. Lauber, U. Pflugradt, A. Walch, M. Canis, F. Klauschen, H. Zitzelsberger, C. Belka, G. Landry. Regression and deep learning for transcriptome-based HPV-status prediction in head and neck cancer. Radiotherapy and Oncology 170, S1622 (2022)
  2. E. Lombardo, Y. Xiong, M. Rabe, L. Nierer, D. Cusumano, L. Placidi, L. Boldrini, S. Corradini, C. Belka, M. Riboldi, C. Kurz, G. Landry. LSTM networks for real-time respiratory motion prediction for a 0.35 T MR-linac. Radiotherapy and Oncology 170, S18-S19 (2022)
  3. Y. Xiong, M. Rabe, L. Nierer, S. Corradini, C. Belka, M. Riboldi, G. Landry, C. Kurz. Reconstructing the dosimetric impact of intra-fractional prostate motion in MR-guided radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology 170, S186-S187 (2022)
  4. M Rädler, G Buizza, P Palaniappan, C Gianoli, G Baroni, C Paganelli, K Parodi, M Riboldi. Magnetic field of a proton pencil beam as range verification method: The impact of secondaries. Radiotherapy and Oncology 170, S792-S793 (2022)
  5. Y. Wang, E. Lombardo, S. Zschaek, J. Weingärtner, A. Holzgreve, N. Albert, S. Marschner, M. Avanzo, G. Fanetti, G. Franchin, J. Stancanello, F. Walter, S. Corradini, M. Niyazi, C. Belka, M. Riboldi, C. Kurz, G. Landry. Deep learning based time to event analysis with PET, CT and joint PET/CT for H&N cancer prognosis. Radiotherapy and Oncology 170, S405-S406 (2022)


Peer-reviewed journals:

  1. F.H. Lindner, E.G. Fitzpatrick, D. Haffa, A.-K. Schmidt, M. Speicher, B. Zielbauer,J. Schreiber, and P.G. Thirolf, Charge-state resolved laser acceleration of gold ions to beyond 7 MeV/u, Scientific Reports 12, 4784 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-08556-8

Abstracts and conference proceedings:

Nuclear Physics

Peer-reviewed journals:

  1. D. Budker, J.C. Berengut, V.V. Flambaum, M. Gorchtein, J. Jin, F. Karbstein, M.W. Krasny, Y.A. Litvinov, A. Palffy, H.A. Weidenmüller, V. Pascalutsa,M. Vanderhaeghen, A. Petrenko, A. Surzhykov, P.G. Thirolf, V. Zelevinsky, Expanding Nuclear Physics Horizons with the Gamma Factory, Annalen der Physik 2100284 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1002/andp.20210028
  2. L. Csige, M. Csatlos, T. Faestermann, D. Habs, M. Hunyadi, A. Krasznahorkay,P.G. Thirolf, T.G. Tornyi, H.F. Wirth, Fission resonances in 237Np(d,pf) and the fission barrier topology of 238Np, Eur. Phys. Jour. A 58, 14 (2022); https://10.1140/epja/s10050-022-00668-z
  3. B. Seiferle, D. Moritz, K. Scharl, S. Ding, F. Zacherl, L. Loebell, P.G. Thirolf, Extending our knowledge about the 229Th nuclear isomer, Atoms 10, 24 (2022); https://doi.org/10.3390/atoms10010024

Abstracts and conference proceedings:

Detector Development and High Energy Physics

Books and Book Chapters



Thesis Works


Kollitz E.: A patient-specific CT-Mesh hybrid computational phantom and its applications in out-of-field dose, equivalent dose, and secondary cancer risk estimation in proton therapy 

Schubert P.: Methods for the acquisition and analysis of volume electron microscopy data

Rösch T. : Characterization of a Permanent Magnet Quadrupoles Focus of Laser-accelerated Protons

Englbrecht F.: Investigations of radiation shielding, diagnostic methods and imaging for conventional and laser-driven radiation sources

Master Thesis (internal):

S. Schwartzkopff: Machine Learning for Event Classification in Positron Emission Tomography for Range Verification of Proton Therapy

F. Neri: Study on Proton Beam Incuced Activation of Materials from the SIRMIO Small Animal Irradiaton Platform

Bachelor Thesis (internal):

Hürdler V::  Validation of Catheter Localization Accuracy with a Mobile Cone Beam CT Device for Liver Brachytherapy

Schmidt L.: Estimating the Magnetic Field Generated by a Stopping Proton in an Inhomogeneous Target

Schwaiger S.: Calibration and Commissioning of a Small-Animal Proton Imaging Setup Based on Timepix3 Detectors

Fischer B.: Development of a Measurement for the Spin Relaxation Time of an Optical Magnetometry Setup

Spiering J.: Image Reconstruction of MR-Linac Raw Data for Imaging Latency Evaluation

Sauder M.: Influence of Piezoelectric Ringing on the properties of a Pockels Cell Acting as a Pulse Picker for Optical Probing

Master Thesis (external):

Zounek A: Assessment of Radiomic Feature Robustness against Reconstruction Settings, Segmentation Settings, and Scanning Devices using a 3D printed Phantom for the clinical PET Analysis of Glioma Patients (LMU Klinik für Nuklearmedizin)

 Bachelor Thesis (external):

Zulassungsarbeit (State exam thesis):