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In medicine, Magnetic Resonance Tomography (MRT) is an established procedure for non-invasive diagnostics. Due to the intrinsically low detection sensitivity, the high water content of the soft tissues is routinely used ...

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In January 2009 the new 7-tesla whole-body MRI scanner of the Berlin ultrahigh field facility at the Max-Delbrück-Centrum (MDC) für Molekulare Medizin in Berlin-Buch was handed over to the users. The facility, a joint venture of MDC, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and PTB, is dedicated ...

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In X-ray mammography benign breast tumors are often classified as highly suspicious lesions. Therefore, new or additional imaging techniques are required which offer an improved differentiation ...

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New approaches for meter systems do not anymore only use information and communication technologies as an accepted addition of meters, but its functionality bases on the systematic exploitation of the communication infrastructure. This development already ranges to meters used ...

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In the framework of an EU funded project a simulator to test non-invasive sphygmomanometer was developed. Such simulators are mainly used for research. Although the EU simulator is able to test also sphygmomanometers with new functionalities, the recording unit for the test signals from humans was limited in its capabilities. To overcome this bottleneck, PTB working group 8.12 has developed...

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