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E0406: Novel Detection Techniques for Ion Beams


Main research topics

Specialisation on development of new measurement methods for:

    • ion spectroscopy: investigation of nuclear interactions of ion beams with the patient
    • ion radiography: high resolution imaging with ion beams
    • monitoring of therapy delivery: visualisation of the ion beam in the patient
    • development of quality assurance measurements for ion beams including verifications of patient treatment plans

→Transfer of the new methods into clinical application at the Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Facility

We thank to our funding bodies:

  • German Science Society (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG)
  • German Cancer Aid (Deutsche Krebshilfe)
  • Excellence Initiative of the Heidelberg University
  • Heidelberg University Hospital
  • German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum - DKFZ)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (Deutsches Akademisches Austauschdienst - DAAD)

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