MSB Seminar: Grating-based spectral X-ray dark-field imaging

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Speaker: Kirsten Taphorn; staff scientist at the research group Physics of Biomedical Imaging led by Prof. Julia Herzen

Time: 14 January, 1:30 pm

Place: Munich School of BioEngineering (Lecture Hall E.126, Boltzmannstr. 11, 85748 Garching)

Grating-based X-ray dark-field (XDF) imaging is highly promising for diagnostic lung imaging. Previous small-animal studies have revealed a decrease in XDF signal for various structural lung pathologies, which typically are characterized by changes in alveolar structure.
By additionally exploiting the energy-dependency in grating-based XDF imaging with use of spectral detection, more information about the microstructure of the observed object can be accessed. Here we present a correlation between the structure size of complex samples closely resembling human lung tissue and grating-based spectral XDF imaging with a polychromatic X-ray source, which is of peculiar interest for future diagnostic XDF imaging.

Program Winter Term 2019/20

Jan 21 202013:00Jonathan RappGleich Grouptbd
Jan 28 202013:00Dominik WeidlichProf. Dimitrios Karampinostbd
Feb 04 202013:00Albert CronerHemmert Group tbd