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Department of Radiology - Medical Physics

Andreas Schmidt


Medical Physics
Department of Radiology
University Medical Center Freiburg
Killianstrasse 5a
79106 Freiburg


Section Biomedical Imaging, MOIN CC
Department of Radiology and Neuroradiology
University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel
D-24118 Kiel


phone: +49 761 270 93912
fax: +49 761 270 73920
e-mail: andreas.schmidt@uniklinik-freiburg.de

Research (Group: Hyperolarization)

Journal Articles:

  • B. Joalland et al., Pulse-Programmable Magnetic Field Cycling of Parahydrogen-Induced Polarization by Side Arm Hydrogenation, Analytical Chemistry 2019 (under review)
  • A. B. Schmidt et al., Lifetime of Parahydrogen in Aqueous Solutions and Human Blood,ChemPhysChem 2019, 20, 19, 2408-2412
  • S. Berner et al., SAMBADENA Hyperpolarization of 13C‐Succinate in an MRI: Singlet‐Triplet Mixing Causes Polarization Loss, ChemistryOpen 2019, 8, 728–736
  • A. B. Schmidt et al., In Vivo 13C-MRI Using SAMBADENA, PLOS ONE 2018, 13, 7
  • J. G. Skinner et al., Metabolic and Molecular Imaging with Hyperpolarised Tracers, Molecular Imaging and Biology 2018, 20, 902-918
  • A. B. Schmidt et al., Liquid-State Carbon-13 Hyperpolarization Generated in an MRI System for Fast Imaging, Nature Communications 2017, 8, 14535
  • A. B. Schmidt et al., Do Twisted Laser Beams Evoke Nuclear Hyperpolarization?, Journal of Magnetic Resonance 2016, 268, 58–67

First author conference abstracts (selection 5 / 15 first author):

  • A. B. Schmidt et al., A Setup for Rapid, Successive Parahydrogen Induced 13C-Polarization Generated in a Preclinical MRI for In Vivo Studies, Gordon Research Conference – In Vivo MRI 2018, Andover, NH, USA
  • A. B. Schmidt et al., Long-lasting, liquid-state 13C hyperpolarization > 20 % generated in an MRI system within seconds enables fast 13C imaging, ISMRM 2017, Honolulu, HI, USA
  • A. B. Schmidt et al., Para-Ortho Conversion of Dissolved Parahydrogen, Spin Chemistry Meeting 2017, Schluchsee, Germany
  • A. B. Schmidt et al.. "Do twisted laser beams evoke nuclear hyperpolarization?", Hyperpolarized Magnetic Resonance 2015, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands
  • A. B. Schmidt et al., "Nuclear hyperpolarization using twisted laser beams at low magnetic fields", Spin Chemistry Meeting 2015, Kalkutta, India

Diploma thesis

"Nuclear hyperpolarization using twisted light beams at low magnetic fields" (03/11/2014, Department of Physics and Mathematics, University of Freiburg)

Research interests include

  • Nuclear Hyperpolarization
  • Hyperpolarization Method Development
  • Magnetic Resonance Engineering
  • Biomedical Applications

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Hennig

Scientific Director
Tel. +49 761 270-38360
Fax +49 761 270-38310

University Medical Center Freiburg
Dept. of Radiology · Medical Physics
Killianstrasse 5a       
79106 Freiburg, Germany

Laurence Haller
Assistant to the Scientific Director
Tel. +49 761 270-38350

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