research

research activities:

NMR-methods:
  • NMR and MRI methods
  • hyperpolarization
  • contrasting methods
  • study of fluid dynamics (flow and diffusion)
  • study of soft matter
applications:
  • biomedicine
  • general physics
  • detection of currents / small additional magnetic fields
  • quality control /on-line monitoring with mobile / dedicated devices
  • characterisation of plants (structure, growth, transport)
  • characterisation of porous media (soil)
  • velocity mapping of flowing liquids
hardware:
  • development of mobile NMR / MRI devices
  • development of mobile unilateral scanners (NMR-MOUSE)
  • NMR probes and gradient systems for special applications
  • development of biomass scanners
software:
  •  NMR software libaries

research grants:

@Uni MZ
  • SFB 1066 (2013-)
  • VIP-Project "Hyper-MRI" (2013-2015)
  • ZIM-Project "Kompakte klinische Tomographie mit hyperpolarisierte Kernspins" (2010-2012)
  • Inneruniversitäre Forschungsförderung ("Stufe I") (2009-2010)
  • BMBF-Kompetenznetzwerk "Asthma-COPD" (2009-2012)
@FZ-Jülich
@MPI-P
  • DFG-Research Group FOR 474 "Bildgestützte zeitliche und regionale Analyse der Ventilations - Perfusionsverhältnisse in der Lunge" (2001-2008): TP 1, TP 4, TP 5
    @UKC
    • EPSRC grant
    • CASE award
    @RWTH
    • SFB 540: "Modellgestützte experimentelle Analyse kinetischer Phänomene in mehrphasigen fluiden Reaktionssystemen",
      projects: A3, B1, C1
    • DFG reasearch group FOR 333 "Oberflächen-NMR an Elastomeren und biologischen Geweben"
    • DFG Grant BL 416/2-1
    • NATO Collaborative Research Grant

     collaborations:

    Theoretical Physics, University Mainz: F. Schmid (life sciences)

    MPI-P Mainz: H.-W. Spiess, K. Münnemann, D. Hinderberger (hyperpolarization, hardware)

    W. Tremel, Inorganic Chemistry, University Mainz

    IBG-2, Research Center Jülich: U. Schurr, S. Jahnke, D. van Dusschoten, C. Windt, G. Huber (ecoNMR, hardware)

    Medical Physics, University Clinics Mainz: L. Schreiber (hyperpolarization)