Welcome to the X-Ray Physics Group at IMETUM

Our Mission

  • Research aiming at the development and translation of modern x-ray physics concepts to biomedical sciences and clinical applications.
  • Education for Bachelor, Master, Diploma, and PhD students interested in biomedical imaging and x-ray physics.
  • Technology Transfer of our scientific results, skills, and knowledge to foster the development of new products, applications, or clinical procedures.


Prof. Dr. Franz Pfeiffer

Physics Department (E17) & IMETUM
Technische Universität München
James-Franck-Strasse 1
85748 Garching / Germany

Email: franz.pfeiffer 'at' tum.de
Phone: +49 89 289 12552
Fax: +49 89 289 12548
Secretary: Nelly de Leiris

How to find us


Department of Physics (E17)
James-Franck-Str. 1
85748 Garching
Institute of Medical Engineering (IMETUM)
Boltzmannstr. 11
85748 Garching
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Directions to Garching Research Campus

By public transport

Link: Munich public transport journey planer

From Munich City Center, take the Underground from Marienplatz to the Garching campus (U6 to "Garching-Forschungszentrum").

From Munich Airport, take the S-Bahn (suburban train) S1 to Neufahrn and then bus No. 690 to "Garching-Forschungszentrum". Alternatively, you can take the S8 to Ismaning and bus No. 230 from there.

By car

The Garching Research Campus is reachable via the highway "A9", exit "Garching-Nord". From there follow the signs to "TUM Forschungscampus".