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Scientific References

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Super-resolution x-ray phase-contrast and dark-field imaging with a single 2D grating and electromagnetic source stepping.
Rix KR, Dreier T, Shen T, Bech M
Physics in Medicine & Biology: Volume 64, Number 16, 2019 DOI:10.1088/1361-6560/ab2ff5

Simulation study on X-ray phase contrast imaging with dual-phase gratings
Bopp J, Ludwig V, Seifert M, Pelzer G, Maier A, Anton G, Riess C
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery: Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 3-10, January 2019 DOI:10.1007/s11548-018-1872-x


Double Grating Interferometry in a Commercial Micro Computed Tomography System for Biomedical Imaging
Rodgers G, Khimchenko A, Deyhle H, Schulz J, Muller B, Schulz G
Microscopy and Microanalysis, Vol. 24, Supplement S2 (Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on X-ray Microscopy, pp. 388-389, 2018, DOI:10.1017/S1431927618014228

Depiction of pneumothoraces in a large animal model using x-ray dark-field radiography
Hellbach K, Baehr A, De Marco F, Willer K, Gromann L B, Herzen J, Dmochewitz M, Auweter S, Fingerle A A, Noël P B, Rummeny E J, Yaroshenko A, Maack H-I, Pralow T, van der Heijden H, Wieberneit N, Proksa R, Koehler T, Rindt K, Schroeter T J, Mohr J, Bamberg F, Ertl-Wagner B, Pfeiffer F, Reiser M F
Scientific Reports, Vol. 8, 2602, 2018, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-20985-y

Two-dimensional single grating phase contrast system
Xu J, Dey J, Ham K, Bhusal N, Butler L G
Proceedings Vol. 10573, Medical Imaging 2018: Physics of Medical Imaging; 1057323, 2018, DOI: 10.1117/12.2292829

Optimization Based Evaluation of Grating Interferometric Phase Stepping Series and Analysis of Mechanical Setup Instabilities
Dittmann J, Balles A, Zabler S
Journal of imaging, 4(6), 77, 2018, DOI: 10.3390/jimaging4060077

X-ray dark-field imaging of the human lung—A feasibility study on a deceased body
Willer K, Fingerle A A, Gromann L B, De Marco F, Herzen J, Achterhold K, Gleich B, Muenzel D, Scherer K, Renz M, Renger B, Kopp F, Kriner F, Fischer F, Braun C, Auweter S, Hellbach K, Reiser M F, Schroeter T, Mohr J, Yaroshenko A, Maack H-I, Pralow T, van der Heijden H, Proksa R, Koehler T, Wieberneit N, Rindt K, Rummeny E J, Pfeiffer F, Noël P B
PLoS ONE 13(9): e0204565,2018, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204565

Improved Reconstruction Technique for Moiré Imaging Using an X-Ray Phase-Contrast Talbot–Lau Interferometer
Seifert M, Gallersdörfer M, Ludwig V, Schuster M, Horn F, Pelzer G, Rieger J, Michel T, Anton G
Journal of imaging, 4(5), 62, 2018, DOI:10.3390/jimaging4050062

At-wavelength optics characterisation via X-ray speckle- and grating-based unified modulated pattern analysis
Zdora M-C, Zanette I, Zhou T, Koch F J, Romell J, Sala S, Last A, Ohishi Y, Hirao N, Rau C, Thibault P
OPTICS EXPRESS 4989, Vo. 26, Issue 4, 2018, DOI: 10.1364/OE.26.004989

System Design and Evaluation of a Compact and High Energy X-ray Talbot-Lau Grating Interferometer for Industrial Applications
Lee S, Oh O, Kim Y, Lee S W
Journal of the Korean Physical Society, Vol. 73, Issue 12, 2018, DOI: 10.3938/jkps.73.1827


Développement de méthodes d'imagerie par contraste de phase sur source X de laboratoire
Stolidi A
Optique / photonique. Université Paris-Saclay, 2017. Français. NNT : 2017SACLS076.

High-Resolution X-Ray Phase-Contrast Imaging with a Grating Interferometer
Lee S W, Kim Y, Lee S, Oh O, Xi Y, Yang Q, Cong W, Wang G
Journal of the Korean Physical Society: Vol. 71, No. 9, November 2017, pp. 538-542

Generating Haptic Textures with a Vibrotactile Actuator
Strohmeier P, Hornbæk K
CHI '17, Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2017, DOI: 10.1145/3025453.3025812

X-ray gratings for grating-based x-ray DPCI fabricated using the deep x-ray lithography process: state of the art
Meyer P, Beckenbach T, Faisal A, Schröter T, Schulz, J, Mohr J
XNPIG 2017, ETH Zürich (CH), 2017, DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.27923.37922

High-resolution X-ray phase-contrast imaging with a grating interferometer
Lee S W, Kim Y, Lee S, Oh O, Xi Y, Yang Q, Cong W, Wang G
Journal of the Korean Physical Society (2017) 71: 538, DOI: 10.3938/jkps.71.538

Comparison of different phase retrieval algorithms
Kaufmann R, Plamondon M, Hofmann J, Neels A
Proceedings SPIE, Vol. 10391, Developments in X-Ray Tomography XI; 1039115, 2017, DOI: 10.1117/12.2275144

Towards quantification of kidney stones using X-ray dark-field tomography
Hu S, Yang F, Griffa M, Kaufmann R, Anton G, Maier A, Riess C
2017 IEEE 14th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, 2017, DOI: 10.1109/ISBI.2017.7950711

Multi-modal Talbot-Lau grating interferometer XCT data for the characterization of
carbon fibre reinforced polymers with metal components
Gusenbauer C, Reiter M, Plank B, Senck S, Hannesschläger C, Renner S, Kaufmann R, Kastner J
7th Conference on Industrial Computed Tomography (iCT) 2017, 7-9 Feb, Leuven, Belgium


Grating-Based X-Ray Phase-Contrast Mammography
Scherer K H
Springer Theses, Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research, 2016, ISBN 978-3-319-39537-1

Increasing the field of view in grating based X-ray phase contrast imaging using stitched gratings
Meiser J, Willner M, Schröter T, Hofmann A, Rieger J, Koch F, Birnbacher L, Schüttler M, Kunka D, Meyer P, Faisal A, Amberger M, Duttenhofer T, Weber T, Hipp A, Ehn S, Walter M, Herzen J, Schulz J, Pfeiffer F, Mohr J
Journal of X-ray science and technology, 24(3), 2016, DOI: 10.3233/XST-160552

Fully 3D geometrical calibration for an X-ray grating-based imaging system
Chen M, Yang Q, Cong W, Wei B, Wang G
Journal of X-ray Science and Technology, 24(6), 2016, DOI: 10.3233/XST-160590


Grating-Based Phase-Contrast Imaging of Tumor Angiogenesis in Lung Metastases
Lin H, Kou B, Li X, Wang Y, Ding B, Shi C, Liu H, Tang R, Sun J, Yan F, Zhang H
PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121438. 2015 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0121438

Ex Vivo Perfusion-Simulation Measurements of Microbubbles as a Scattering Contrast Agent for Grating-Based X-Ray Dark-Field Imaging
Velroyen A, Bech M, Tapfer A, Yaroshenko A, Müller M, Paprottka P, Ingrisch M, Cyran C C, Auweter S D, Nikolaou K, Reiser M F, Pfeiffer F
PLoS ONE 10(7): e0129512, 2015, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129512

Grating-Based Phase-Contrast Imaging of Tumor Angiogenesis in Lung Metastases
Lin H, Kou B, Li X, Wang Y, Ding B, Shi C, Liu H, Tang R, Sun J, Yan F, Zhang H
PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121438, 2015, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121438

3D Algebraic Iterative Reconstruction for Cone-Beam X-Ray Differential Phase-Contrast Computed Tomography
Fu J, Hu X, Velroyen A, Bech M, Jiang M, Pfeiffer F
PLoS ONE 10(3): e0117502, 2015, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0117502

Note: Gratings on low absorbing substrates for x-ray phase contrast imaging
Koch F J, Schröter T J, Kunka D, Meyer P, Meiser J, Faisal A, Khalil M I, Birnbacher L, Viermetz M, Walter M, Schulz J, Pfeiffer F, Mohr J
Review of Scientific Instruments 86, 126114, 2015, DOI:10.1063/1.4939055

Reconstruction method for grating-based x-ray phase-contrast images without knowledge of the grating positions
Pelzer G, Rieger J, Hauke C, Horn F, Michel T, Seifert M, Anton G
Journal of instrumentation, Vol.10, 2015, DOI:10.1088/1748-0221/10/12/P12017

Improved visualization of breast cancer features in multifocal carcinoma using phase-contrast and dark-field mammography: an ex vivo study
Grandl S, Scherer K, Sztrókay-Gaul A, Birnbacher L, Willer K, Chabior M, Herzen J, Mayr D, Auweter S D, Pfeiffer F, Bamberg F, Hellerhoff K
European Radiology, 25(12), 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s00330-015-3773-5

Enhancing Tabletop X-Ray Phase Contrast Imaging with Nano-Fabrication
Miao H, Gomella A A, Harmon K J, Bennett E E, Chedid N, Znati S, Panna A, Foster B A, Bhandarkar P, Wen H
Scientific Reports, Vol.5, 13581, 2015, DOI: 10.1038/srep13581

Development and characterization of ultra high aspect ratio microstructures made by ultra deep X-ray lithography
Nazmov V ,Reznikova E, Mohr J, Schulz J, Voigt A
Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 225, 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2015.05.030

Quantitative imaging using high-energy X-ray phase-contrast CT with a 70 kVp polychromatic X-ray spectrum
Sarapata A, Willner M, Walter M, Duttenhofer T, Kaiser K, Meyer P, Braun C, Fingerle A, Noël P B, Pfeiffer F, Herzen J
Optics Express, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 523-535, 2015, DOI: 10.1364/OE.23.000523


Spherical-Wave Far-Field Interferometer for Hard X-Ray Phase Contrast Imaging
Miao H, Gomella A A, Harmon K J, Bennett E E, Chedid N, Panna A, Bhandarkar P, Wen H
Medical Physics/arXiv:1412.6824

Fast data acquisition method in x-ray differential phase contrast imaging using a new grating design
Ge Y, Li K, Garrett J, Chen G-H
Proc. SPIE 9033, Medical Imaging 2014: Physics of Medical Imaging, 90330B , DOI: 10.1117/12.2043886

X-ray phase-contrast imaging at 100 keV on a conventional source
Thüring T, Abis M, Wang Z, David C, Stampanoni M
Scientific Reports, Vol, 4, 2014, DOI:10.1038/srep05198

Imaging Liver Lesions Using Grating-Based Phase-Contrast Computed Tomography with Bi-Lateral Filter Post-Processing
Herzen J, Willner M S, Fingerle A A, Noël P B, Köhler T, Drecoll E, Rummeny E J, Pfeiffer F
PLoS One 9(1), 2014; e83369. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083369

Increasing the field of view of x-ray phase contrast imaging using stitched gratings on low absorbent carriers
Meiser J, Amberger M, Willner M, Kunka D, Meyer P, Koch F, Hipp A, Walter M, Pfeiffer F, Mohr J
Proc. SPIE 9033, Medical Imaging 2014: Physics of Medical Imaging, 903355, 2014, DOI: 10.1117/12.2043479

Tilted-grating approach for scanning-mode X-ray phase contrast imaging
Arboleda C, Wang Z, Stampanoni M
Optics Express, Vol.22, No.13, 2014, DOI: 10.1364/OE.22.015447

Grating based x-ray differential phase contrast imaging without mechanical phase stepping
Ge Y, Li K, Garrett J, Chen G-H
Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 12, 2014, DOI: 10.1364/OE.22.014246

Phase-contrast microscopy at high x-ray energy with a laboratory setup
Endrizzi M, Vittoria F A, Diemoz P C, Lorenzo R, Speller RD, Wagner U, Rau C, Robinson I K, Olivo A
Optics Letter, Vol. 39, No. 11, 2014, DOI: 10.1364/OL.39.003332

Development and Characterization of a new Dynode Multiplier for Missions to Harsh Radiation Environments
James D, Kempf S, Passe H, Sternovsky Z, Young J, Shasharina S, Fettig R
Second International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions, p176, 2014

Characterization method for new resist formulations for HAR patterns made by X-ray lithography
Kunka D, Mohr J, Nazmov V, Meiser J, Meyer P, Amberger M, Koch F, Schulz J, Walter M, Duttenhofer T, Voigt A, Ahrens G, Grützner G
Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 20, Issue: 10-11, pp 2023–2029, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s00542-013-2055-x

Moiré deflectometry using the Talbot-Lau interferometer as refraction diagnostic for High Energy Density plasmas at energies below 10 keV
Valdivia M P, Stutman D, Finkenthal M
Review of Scientific Instruments 85, 073702, 2014, DOI: 10.1063/1.4885467

Cone-beam differential phase-contrast laminography with x-ray tube source
Fu J, Biernath T, Willner M, Amberger M, Meiser J, Kunka D, Mohr J, Herzen J, Bech M, Pfeiffer F
Europhysics Letters, Vol. 106, Number 6, 2014, DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/106/68002


Translation of Atherosclerotic Plaque Phase-Contrast CT Imaging from Synchrotron Radiation to a Conventional Lab-Based X-Ray Source
Saam T, Herzen J, Hetterich H, Fill S, Willner M, Stockmar M, Achterhold K, Zanette I, Weitkamp T, Schüller U, Auweter S, Adam-Neumair S, Nikolaou K, Reiser MF, Pfeiffer F, Bamberg F
PLoS ONE 8(9): e73513, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073513

Motionless phase stepping in X-ray phase contrast imaging with a compact source
Miao H, Chen L, Bennett E E, Adamo N M, Gomella A A, DeLuca A M, Patel A, Morgan N Y, Wen H
PNAS November 26, 2013 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1311053110


Results from the first preclinical CT scanner with grating based phase contrast and a rotating gantry
Bech M, Tapfer A, Velroyen A, Yaroshenko A, Pauwels B, Bruyndonckx P, Liu X, Sasov A, Mohr J, Walter M, Pfeiffer F
AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1466m Issue 1, 2012, DOI: 10.1063/1.4742281

Experimental validation of image contrast correlation between ultra-small-angle X-ray scattering and grating-based dark-field imaging using a laser-driven compact X-ray source
Bech M, Schleede S, Potdevin G, Achterhold K, Bunk O., Jensen T H, Loewen R, Ruth R, Pfeiffer F
Photonics & Lasers in Medicine, Band 1, Heft 1, 2012, DOI: 10.1515/plm-2011-0012

High aspect ratio gratings for X-ray phase contrast imaging
Mohr J, Grund T, Kunka D, Kenntner J, Leuthold J, Meiser J
AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1466, Issue 1, 2012, DOI: 10.1063/1.4742267


First Results from a Preclinical X?Ray Phase?Contrast CT Scanner
Tapfer A, Bech M, Pauwels B, Liu X, Bruyndonckx P, Sasov A, Kenntner J, Mohr J, Walter M, Schulz J, Pfeiffer F
Medical Physics: Volume 38, No.6 Part 2, 2011 DOI: 10.1118/1.3611491

Development of a prototype gantry system for preclinical x?ray phase?contrast computed tomography
Tapfer A, Bech M, Pauwels B, Liu X, Bruyndonckx P, Sasov A, Kenntner J, Mohr J, Walter M, Schulz J, Pfeiffer F
Medical Physics: Vol.38, Issue 11, 2011, DOI: 10.1118/1.3644844


Refraction and Scattering based x-ray imaging
PhD Thesis Torben Haugaard Jensen, Niels Bohr Institute Copenhagen

Happy faces at the award ceremony 2019 for the Otto Haxel Award. From right to left: Prof. Manfred Popp, President of the Freundeskreis des Forschungszentrum Karlsuhe, Dr. Joachim Schulz and Thomas Beckenbach of Microworks, and Dr. Jürgen Mohr and Dr. Pascal Meyer of KIT/IMT.

Photography: Markus Breig, KIT