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Pierluigi Piersimoni

Postdoctoral fellow, Postdoctoral Fellow
Selected publications
  • Giacometti, Valentina; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Guatelli, Susanna. 2014. Geant4 Simulation Platform for the Phase II Proton CT Scanner”.
  • Bashkirov, Vladimir; Johnson, Robert p; Giacometti, Valentina; Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Plautz, Tia e. 2014. A novel phantom and method for calibration of the Phase II proton ct scanner.
  • Johnson, Robert p; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Hurley, R. F.; Piersimoni, Pierluigi. 2014. Results from a Pre-Clinical Head Scanner for Proton CT.
  • Plautz, Tia e.; Johnson, Robert p; Sadrozinski, Hartmut; Zatserklyaniy, A.; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Schulte, Reinhard W; Piersimoni, Pierluigi. 2015. Improving Proton Radiography Using the Most Likely Path.
  • Giacometti, Valentina; Guatelli, Susanna; Zatserklyaniy, A.; Johnson, Robert p; Sadrozinski, Hartmut; Plautz, Tia e.; Piersimoni, Pierluigi. 2015. A Medipix Study of Proton Paths Through Heterogeneous Materials During Proton CT Data Acquisition.
  • Cassetta, Francisco roberto; Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Schulte, Reinhard W; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Johnson, Robert p. 2015. Performance of a Proton-CT-to-Proton-CT Image Registration Algorithm for Image-Guided Proton Therapy.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Schulte, Reinhard W; Cassetta, Francisco roberto; Johnson, Robert p. 2015. Experimental Proton CT: an Update on Data Pre-Processing for Iterative Image Reconstruction.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Geoghegan, Theodore; Ramos mendez, Jose; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Schulte, Reinhard W; Faddegon, Bruce. 2016. Proton CT uncertainties estimated with measurement-validated Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Collins-fekete, Chales antoine; Faddegon, Bruce; Johnson, Robert p; Ordonez, C.; Ramos mendez, Jose; Schulte, Reinhard W; Volz, Lennart; Seco, Joao. 2017. Development of helium CT (HeCT) imaging: Monte Carlo simulation and first experimental results.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Ramos mendez, Jose; Schulte, Reinhard W; Seco, Joao. 2017. The relative stopping power accuracy of helium CT imaging evaluated using the Monte Carlo method.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Ramos mendez, Jose; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Schulte, Reinhard W; Faddegon, Bruce; Volz, Lennart; Seco, Joao. 2017. A Monte Carlo evaluation of the relative stopping power reconstruction accuracy using helium CT.
  • Collins-fekete, Chales antoine; Volz, Lennart; Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Ordonez, C.; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Johnson, Robert p; Beaulieu, L.; Schulte, Reinhard W; Seco, Joao. 2017. Theoretical prediction and experimental verification of the spatial resolution and stopping power accuracy of helium and proton radiography/tomography.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Faddegon, Bruce; Ramos mendez, Jose; Schulte, Reinhard W; Seco, Joao. 2017. A Monte Carlo Study of the Relative Stopping Power Reconstruction Accuracy for Helium CT.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Collins-fekete, Chales antoine; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Faddegon, Bruce; Johnson, Robert p. 2017. A Monte Carlo evaluation of the relative stopping power reconstruction accuracy using helium CT.
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Collins-fekete, Chales antoine; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Faddegon, Bruce; Johnson, Robert p; Ordonez, C.; Ramos mendez, Jose; Schulte, Reinhard W; Volz, Lennart; Seco, Joao. 2017. A direct comparison of helium and proton computed tomography using TOPAS simulations and experimental data.
  • Johnson, Robert p; Bashkirov, Vladimir; De Witt, L.; Giacometti, Valentina; Hurley, R. F.; Piersimoni, Pierluigi. 2015. A Fast Experimental Scanner for Proton CT: Technical Performance and First Experience with Phantom Scans. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. doi: 10.1109/tns.2015.2491918
  • Dou, Tai; Ramos mendez, Jose; Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Giacometti, Valentina; Penfold, Scott; Censor, Y.; Faddegon, Bruce; Low, D.; Schulte, Reinhard W. 2015. Tools for Development of 4D Proton CT. Medical Physics (Lancaster).
  • Sadrozinski, Hartmut; Geoghegan, Theodore; Harvey, E.; Johnson, Robert p; Plautz, Tia e.; Zatserklyaniy, A.; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Hurley, R. F.; Piersimoni, Pierluigi. 2016. Operation of the preclinical head scanner for proton CT. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A : Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2016.02.001
  • Plautz, Tia e.; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Giacometti, Valentina; Johnson, Robert p; Piersimoni, Pierluigi. 2016. An evaluation of spatial resolution of a prototype proton CT scanner. Medical Physics (Lancaster).
  • Giacometti, Valentina; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Guatelli, Susanna; Plautz, Tia e.; Sadrozinski, Hartmut; Johnson, Robert p. 2017. Software platform for simulation of a prototype proton CT scanner. Medical Physics (Lancaster). 44. doi: 10.1002/mp.12107
  • Volz, Lennart; Collins-fekete, Chales antoine; Piersimoni, Pierluigi. 2017. Stopping power accuracy and achievable spatial resolution of helium ion imaging using a prototype particle CT detector system. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering. 3: 401-404. doi: 10.1515/cdbme-2017-0084
  • Volz, Lennart; Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Brons, Stephen; Collins-fekete, Chales antoine; Johnson, Robert p; Schulte, Reinhard W; Seco, Joao. 2018. The impact of secondary fragments on the quality of helium ion imaging. Physics in Medicine and Biology. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/aadf25
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Faddegon, Bruce; Ramos mendez, Jose; Schulte, Reinhard W; Volz, Lennart; Seco, Joao. 2018. Helium CT: Monte Carlo simulation results for an ideal source and detector with comparison to proton CT. Medical Physics (Lancaster). 45: 3264-3274. doi: 10.1002/mp.12942
  • Piersimoni, Pierluigi; Ramos mendez, Jose; Geoghegan, Theodore; Bashkirov, Vladimir; Schulte, Reinhard W; Faddegon, Bruce. 2017. The effect of beam purity and scanner complexity on proton CT accuracy. Medical Physics (Lancaster). 44: 284-298.
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Image quality of list-mode proton imaging without front trackers. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 1-19.
  • Show author(s) 2020. A high-granularity digital tracking calorimeter optimized for proton CT. Frontiers in Physics. 1-20.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Improving single-event proton CT by removing nuclear interaction events within the energy/range detector. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Design optimization of a pixel-based range telescope for proton computed tomography. Physica Medica. 87-97.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Characterization of monolithic CMOS pixel sensor chip with ion beams for application in particle computed tomography. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A : Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 1-4.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Accuracy of low‐dose proton CT image registration for pretreatment alignment verification in reference to planning proton CT. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 83-90.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The impact of secondary fragments on the quality of helium ion imaging. Physics in Medicine and Biology.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Helium CT: Monte Carlo simulation results for an ideal source and detector with comparison to proton CT. Medical Physics (Lancaster). 3264-3274.
  • Show author(s) 2017. The effect of beam purity and scanner complexity on proton CT accuracy. Medical Physics (Lancaster). 284-298.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Stopping power accuracy and achievable spatial resolution of helium ion imaging using a prototype particle CT detector system. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering. 401-404.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Software platform for simulation of a prototype proton CT scanner. Medical Physics (Lancaster).
  • Show author(s) 2016. Operation of the preclinical head scanner for proton CT. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A : Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment.
  • Show author(s) 2016. An evaluation of spatial resolution of a prototype proton CT scanner. Medical Physics (Lancaster).
  • Show author(s) 2015. Tools for Development of 4D Proton CT. Medical Physics (Lancaster).
  • Show author(s) 2015. A Fast Experimental Scanner for Proton CT: Technical Performance and First Experience with Phantom Scans. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science.
Lecture
  • Show author(s) 2020. The single sided digital tracking calorimeter designed and developed by the Bergen pCT group .
  • Show author(s) 2020. Removing the front tracker pair; investigations and observations (Monte Carlo).
  • Show author(s) 2019. The University of Bergen Proton CT project Update.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Monte Carlo simulation of a micrometric dosimetry system based on the ALPIDE chip ​.
  • Show author(s) 2019. A High-Granularity Digital Tracking Calorimeter Optimized for Proton CT.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Theoretical prediction and experimental verification of the spatial resolution and stopping power accuracy of helium and proton radiography/tomography.
  • Show author(s) 2017. The relative stopping power accuracy of helium CT imaging evaluated using the Monte Carlo method.
  • Show author(s) 2017. A Monte Carlo evaluation of the relative stopping power reconstruction accuracy using helium CT.
  • Show author(s) 2017. A Monte Carlo Study of the Relative Stopping Power Reconstruction Accuracy for Helium CT.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Proton CT uncertainties estimated with measurement-validated Monte Carlo simulations.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2019. Using the ALPIDE chip as a micrometric beam monitoring system.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Development of helium CT (HeCT) imaging: Monte Carlo simulation and first experimental results.
  • Show author(s) 2017. A direct comparison of helium and proton computed tomography using TOPAS simulations and experimental data.
  • Show author(s) 2017. A Monte Carlo evaluation of the relative stopping power reconstruction accuracy using helium CT.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Performance of a Proton-CT-to-Proton-CT Image Registration Algorithm for Image-Guided Proton Therapy.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Improving Proton Radiography Using the Most Likely Path.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Experimental Proton CT: an Update on Data Pre-Processing for Iterative Image Reconstruction.
  • Show author(s) 2015. A Medipix Study of Proton Paths Through Heterogeneous Materials During Proton CT Data Acquisition.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Results from a Pre-Clinical Head Scanner for Proton CT.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Geant4 Simulation Platform for the Phase II Proton CT Scanner”.
  • Show author(s) 2014. A novel phantom and method for calibration of the Phase II proton ct scanner.

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