Completed PhD, Master and Bachelor Theses on medical Applications of Particle Physics

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PhD theses

Andreia Cristina Maia Oliveira (2024, in collaboration with CERN), A high-resolution large-area detector for quality assurance in cancer radiation therapy

Gaia Dellepiane (2023), Novel radionuclides for theranostics at the Bern medical cyclotron

Philipp Häffner (2021), Beam Characterisation Studies and Development of a Novel Irradiation System at the Bern Medical Cyclotron

Tommaso Stefano Carzaniga (2019), Study of Scandium Radio-isotope Production for Theranostics with Medical Cyclotrons

Sara Vichi (2018, U. Bologna) Monte Carlo Modelling and Experimental Measurement Methodologies to Support Decommissioning Plans of Biomedical Cyclotrons

Konrad Pawel Nesteruk (2017), A New System for Online Measurement of the Beam Emittance of Particle Accelerators for Research and medical Applications

Martina Bucciantonio (2015, in collaboration with the TERA Foundation at CERN), Development of an advanced proton range radiography system for hadrontherapy

Francesco Paolo La Torre (2014, in collaboration with CERN), Study of induced radioactivity in Proton Accelerator facilities

Clizia Tecla Severino (2014, in collaboration with CERN), Real-time measurements of radon activity and mixed radiation fields characterization with silicon pixel detector

Master theses

Ramon Zehnder (2024, in collaboration with DCBP-UniBern and LRC-PSI),  Development of a radiochemical separation scheme for Er-165 and proton-induced cross section measurement of Ho-161 from natural dysprosium with a medical cyclotron 

Maria Vittoria Rossi (2024, in collaboration with Università degli Studi dell'Insubria), A novel dose delivery system for cell irradiations with Conventional and FLASH Dose Rates at the Bern Medical Cyclotron

Naomi Maria Voeten (2022), Study of (p, alpha) Reactions for the Production of 61-Cu and 47-Sc with a Medical Cyclotron

Elnaz Zyaee (2021), A Novel Method to Measure the Energy of Accelerated Protons based on the Irradiation of Stacked Titanium Foils

Matthias Schmid (2021), Development and Optimization of 2D and 3D Beam Detectors at the Bern Medical Cyclotron Laboratory

Diana Wüthrich (2018), Study of 68-Ga production with a solid target at a medical cyclotron

Maria Antonietta Gilio (2017, in collaboration with University of Pisa), A very short beam line for a medical PET cyclotron

Gamze Sökmen (2017, in collaboration with Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara), Cross-section measurements of Sc-43 and V-48 produced at the Bern medical cyclotron

Yves Bandi (2016), Study of the transverse beam emittence of the Bern medical cyclotron in the pA range

Elena Kirillova (2015), Study and test of a Beam Monitor Detector for the Bern Medical Cyclotron

Maryam Mostafaei (2015), Measurement of Sc-43 production cross section with a medical cyclotron

Kevin Zihlmann (2015), Study of the Transverse Beam Emittance of the Medical Cyclotron at the University of Bern

Marcel Häberli (2014), Beam Diagnostics and Characterization of a Medical Cyclotron Transport Line

Simone Studer (2009), Study of a nuclear emulsion based detector for proton-radiography

Bachelor theses

Nanja Gaschen (2023), Toward Cell Irradiation for Radiotherapy Studies with a Proton Beam at the Bern Medical Cyclotron

Alenka Gaschen (2023), Dosimetry Characterisation of a Beamline for FLASH Radiation Therapy Studies at the Bern Medical Cyclotron

Alan Andrey (2023), A novel double-slit collimator for the Bern medical cyclotron

Dominik Wermelinger (2023), A novel dosimeter based on scintillators and optical fibers for real time dosimetry in FLASH radiotherapy

Michael Wenger (2022), Cross Calibration of Beam Monitors for the Bern Cyclotron Facility

Judith Askew (2022), Neutron Production during Proton Irradiation of Natural and 18O Enriched Water

Nicole Kämpfer (2021), Beam Phase Space Reconstruction at the Bern Medical Cyclotron Laboratory using a Filtered Back Projection Algorithm

Naomi Voeten (2020), Implementation of a novel detector to assess the activity of cyclotron produced medical radioisotopes

Andreas Gsponer (2019), Development and first test of a novel three-dimensional beam monitor

Melina Lüthi (2019), Measurement of the Beam Energy Distribution of a Medical Cyclotron Using a Low Density Wedge-Shaped Passive Absorber and Radiochromic Films

Fiona Bär (2018), A Compact Apparatus to Measure Beta Radioactivity in Air with Gamma Compensation

Luca Ramseyer (2018), Measurement of the beam energy distribution of the Bern medical cyclotron

Meinrad Schefer (2018), Study of a novel two-dimensional online beam monitoring detector

Matthias Schmid (2018), Development and Optimization of a Two-Dimensional Beam Monitoring Detector at the Bern Medical Cyclotron Laboratory

Noëlle Harte (2017), Development of a Portable Apparatus to Measure Radioactivity in Air

Nils Kipfer (2016), Study of 41Ar production by neutrons in air at the Bern medical cyclotron

Diana Wüthrich (2016), Study of a novel compact beam line at a medical cyclotron

Yves Bandi (2015), Study of optical fibers as beam monitoring detectors for high currents

Christa Biberstein (2015), Messung des Strahlengangs eines Protonenstrahls in der Luft

Raphael Blümli (2015), Proton Radiography: a novel approach based on multiple scattering assessment using nuclear emulsion films

Francesca Stocker (2015), Measurement of the maximum beam energy of the Bern medical cyclotron

Dario Modica (2014), Study of the beam characteristics of the new Bern medical cyclotron for radioisotope production

Terence Risse (2014), Tritium, a danger for the human body: hunting for traces at the Bern medical cyclotron

Kevin Zihlmann (2014), Study of Radioactive Isotope Production by 15 MeV Protons in Air

Steve Wenger (2014), Studie über die Neutronenstrahlung und die Kalibrierung einer Neutronensonde am Zyklotron in Bern