Fields of Research

Bragg Peak Live Monitoring

Braggpeak Karim Laihem

The optimization of a hadron therapy for clinical cancer treatment needs a real-time monitoring of the longitudinal Bragg-peak position inside the patient body (PTV).

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Time-of-Flight Spectrometer

Time-of-Flight Spectrometer Medical physics group

In cancer therapy with particle radiation most of the radiation dose deposited in the patient's tissue is caused by the well understood electromagnetic interaction.

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Clinical Radiotherapy

Medical Accelerator Karim Laihem

In cooperation with the Clinic for Radiooncology and Radiotherapy of the RWTH Aachen University Clinic, our group studies clinically applied research topics.

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