X-ray Tomography Group News (Archive)

1 septembre 2019

Jinqiu Xu joins the X-ray Tomography Group as a Post Doc

Jinqiu Xu will work with the team developing X-ray phase contrast CT for breast cancer diagnosis. Before coming to PSI, she worked on CT reconstruction from incomplete data at Capital Normal University (Beijing, China).

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1 février 2019
Matias Kagias

PSI Thesis Medal goes to Dr. Matias Kagias

The PSI Thesis Medal is awarded every second year to the best PhD thesis performed at the Paul Scherrer Institut. Matias received the prize for his excellent thesis entitled "Direct Self-Imaging Methods for X-ray Differential Phase and Scattering Imaging". Congratulations!

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1 novembre 2018
Hector Dejea

Hector Dejea receives an Outstanding Poster Presentation Award at the bMASR Conference

Hector Dejea, a PhD at TOMCAT, received an Outstanding Poster Presentation Award at the 9th bioMedical Applications of Synchrotron Radiation (bMASR2018) conference held in Beijing (China) from October 23rd till 27th 2018. He presented the latest results of his work, entitled Multiscale X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging for Assessing Cardiac Remodelling: towards in-vitro applications.

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14 septembre 2018
Multi-projection imaging

TOMCAT paper on hard X-ray multi-projection imaging published

The TOMCAT team in collaboration with scientists from CFEL, MaxIV and ESRF developed a method for hard X-ray multi-projection imaging, using a single crystal to split the beam into multiple beams with different directions.

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14 juin 2018

Dr. Anne Bonnin gives an invited talk at SRI 2018

The 13th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2018) was hosted by the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) from June 10 to 15, 2018. The 5-day conference was gathering scientists and engineers around the world involved in development of new concepts, techniques, and instruments related to synchrotron radiation and free electron laser research.

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1 décembre 2017

Arttu Miettinen joins the TOMCAT team as Post Doc

After his PhD at the University of Jyväskylä in Finnland in image analysis, Arttu will be working on the stitching and segmentation of large datasets in the framework of the Human Brain Project.

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25 septembre 2017

Dr. Konstantins Jefimovs wins the 2nd poster prize

Dr. Konstantins Jefimovs from the TOMCAT team at SLS was awarded with the 2nd poster prize at the 4th XNPIG Conference (X-ray and Neutron Phase Contrast Imaging with Gratings) held in Zürich, September 12th-15th. He presented latest achievements on gratings fabrication under the title: “Large area small pitch gratings for X-ray interferometry by Displacement Talbot Lithography”.

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24 septembre 2017

Dr. Matias Kagias receives the William H. F. Talbot Award 2017

Dr. Matias Kagias from the TOMCAT team at SLS is the recipient of the William H. F. Talbot Award 2017, as announced recently at the 4th XNPIG Conference (X-ray and Neutron Phase Contrast Imaging with Gratings) held in Zürich in September 12th-15th. The award is given to young PhD students for their outstanding contributions in the field of X-ray and Neutron Phase contrast imaging. This award has been introduced this year and Dr. Kagias is the first recipient ever.

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18 septembre 2017

Dr. Goran Lovric receives 2nd best abstract prize at the 34th SSAI Congress

Goran Lovric, a Postdoc at TOMCAT and CIBM, received the Best abstract 2nd Prize at the 34th congress of the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (SSAI) in Malmö (Sweden), 6-8th of September 2017. He presented the latest results of his work, entitled Spatial distribution of ventilator induced lung injury at the acinar level. An in-vivo synchrotron phase-contrast microscopy study in BALB/c mice.

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1 August 2017

Barbara Keran joins the TOMCAT team for a three-month internship

Barbara Keran, physics student at the University of Zagreb, will be working on wave-optical aspects of X-ray angiography.

1 July 2017

Matias Kagias joins the TOMCAT team as PostDoc

Matias Kagias, will continue his research within the TOMCAT team as a postdoc. He will be working on advanced gratings interferometry applications within the framework of the Eurostar project INFORMAT.

9 June 2017

Carolina Arboleda presented a talk contribution at the Swiss Congress of Radiology (SCR2017) in Bern

7 June 2017

Lucia Romano gives an invited talk at EIPBN 2017

6 June 2017

Pierre Morichau-Beauchant successfully defended his Semester Thesis

In his work entitled “Automatic Segmentation of Rat Heart Cardiac Muscle Cells”, Pierre investigated the feasibility of automatic segmentation of cardiac cells in 3D based on the Random Walker algorithm.

5 June 2017

Mariona Castrejon successfully defended her Semester Thesis

With her work entitled “Multiscale high-resolution data visualization in fetal hearts” Mariona provided a systematic analysis on the existing, more common visualizations tools with the goal of identifying the most suited package to address multiscale imaging problems within the Heart Imaging Project run at TOMCAT in collaboration with the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

31 May 2017

Carolina Arboleda and Zhentian Wang just returned from an exciting beamtime at SSRF in Shanghai

The purpose of this visit was to measure several microcalcification-containing human breast tissue samples obtained from a hospital in Shanghai.

6 April 2017

Matias Kagias successfully defended his PhD thesis.

3 April 2017

Hector Dejea joined the TOMCAT team as a new PhD

Hector’s PhD will develop in the context of the Heart Imaging Project, working on cardiac tissue analysis with a focus towards dynamic experiments.

2 April 2017

Fei Yang joined the TOMCAT team as a PostDoc

With a PhD in materials science imaging applications, Fei will support the team in grating-based experiments both at the beamline and in the lab.

1 April 2017

Elena Borisova joined the TOMCAT team as a PostDoc

With a PhD in observational astrophysics, Elena has joined the beamline crew to support the team in theoretical aspects related to imaging.

28 March 2017

Hector Dejea successfully defended his MSc Thesis

In his thesis entitled “Cardiac Microstructure Analysis with X-Ray Phase Contrast Imaging”, Hector designed a multiscale imaging setup for rodent hearts and analysed the microstructural components in endomyocardial biopsies, being able to compare in both cases control and cardiovascular disease models.

26 February 2017

Marco Stampanoni appointed member of the SESAME SAC

The SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Application in the Middle East) Council appointed Marco Stampanoni as Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee.

2 February 2017

Marco Stampanoni appointed member of the LINXS SAB

The newly created Lund Institute for Neutron and X-ray Science (LINXS) has elected Marco Stampanoni as a member of its Scientific Advisory Board.

31 December 2016

Alumnus farewell

Goodbye to Dr. Pablo Villanueva, postdoc in our team, who is moving to Hamburg, in Prof. Chapman’s team at X-FEL.

15 December 2016

New group member

Welcome to our new group member Minna Buehrer, who just started her PhD.

1 December 2016

New group member

Welcome to our new group member Amogha Pandeshwar, who just started his PhD.

28 November 2016

Thesis defense

Congratulations to Filippo Arcadu for successfully defending his PhD thesis.

17 November 2016

Marco Stampanoni appointed member of the ALBA SAC

The ALBA synchrotron in Barcelona, appointed Marco Stampanoni as a member of its Scientific Advisory Committee.

28 September 2016

Thesis defense

Congratulations to Silvia Peter for successfully defending her PhD thesis.

19 September 2016

New group member

Welcome to our new group member Hector Dejea, who just started his Master thesis.

2 September 2016

New group member

Welcome to our new group member Stefan Tessarini, who just started his PhD.

1 September 2016

New grant

Zhentian Wang receives a PSI-CROSS grant for the investigation of fuel-cells with dark-field imaging, in collaboration with the team of F. Büchi at PSI.

1 July 2016

New grant

Marco Stampanoni receives an ERC-PoC grant to further develop grating interferometry.

30 April 2016

New SNF grant

Federica Marone receives an SNF grant for the tomographic investigation of fuel cells, in collaboration with the team of F. Büchi at PSI.