Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Knopp

Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Sektion für Biomedizinische Bildgebung
Lottestraße 55
2ter Stock, Raum 209
22529 Hamburg
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Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH)
Institut für Biomedizinische Bildgebung
Gebäude E, Raum 4.044
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 3
21073 Hamburg

Tel.: 040 / 7410 56794
Fax: 040 / 7410 45811
E-Mail: t.knopp(at)uke.de
E-Mail: tobias.knopp(at)tuhh.de

 

Roles

  • Head of the Institute for Biomedical Imaging
  • Editor-in-chief of the International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging (IJMPI)

Consulting Hours

  • On appointment

Research Interests

  • Tomographic Imaging
  • Image Reconstruction
  • Signal- and Image Processing
  • Magnetic Particle Imaging

Curriculum Vitae

Tobias Knopp received his Diplom degree in computer science in 2007 and his PhD in 2010, both from the University of Lübeck with highest distinction. For his PHD on the tomographic imaging method Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) he was awarded with the Klee award from the DGBMT (VDE) in 2011. From 2010 until 2011 he led the MAPIT project at the University of Lübeck and published the first scientific book on MPI. In 2011 he joined Bruker Biospin to work on the first commercially available MPI system. From 2012 until 2014 he worked at Thorlabs in the field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) as a software developer. In 2014 he has been appointed as Professor for experimental Biomedical Imaging at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and the Hamburg University of Technology.

Publications

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Title: Algorithmic Channel Decoupling for Misaligned Receive Coils in Magnetic Particle Imaging.
Written by: F. Thieben, F. Foerger, M. Boberg, T. Liebing, M. Graeser, M. Möddel, and T. Knopp
in: <em>International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging</em>. (2022).
Volume: <strong>8</strong>. Number: (1),
on pages: 1-4
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DOI: 10.18416/IJMPI.2022.2203029
URL: https://journal.iwmpi.org/index.php/iwmpi/article/view/417
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Abstract: Magnetic particle imaging (MPI) uses orthogonal receive coils aligned with the drive-field coil directions for signal detection. In case of misaligned receive coils, the particle magnetization couples differently into the receive coils such that a re-calibration involving the measurement of a new system function would be necessary. In this work, we propose a method for decoupling the channels algorithmically into the drive-field coil directions using an MPI transfer function matrix. In that way, system functions for different receive coil units can be reused.