Biomedical physics

Physics-based technologies to study biological systems and to diagnose and treat disease.


New RadCalc version 6.3 demonstrations at the AAPM 2015 convention in Anaheim, CA.

LifeLine Software, Inc. (RadCalc) 22 May 2015

We are pleased to announce that our release of RadCalc version 6.3 is imminent.

See the new Linear Variable Bandpass Filters at LASER World of PHOTONICS!

DELTA Optical Thin Film A/S 20 May 2015

In 2013 we complemented our successful Linear Variable VIS Bandpass Filter with the Linear Variable NIR Bandpass Filter.

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Webinar: Professor Malcolm Sperrin For medical physicists and radiologists

IOP Publishing 20 May 2015

The IOP ebooksTM “Meet the author” webinar series gives you the chance to get to know our authors, as well as the research behind their atest book.

May Update from TSL

Torr Scientific Ltd 14 May 2015

News from Torr Scientific

Octopus arm inspires future surgical tool

IOP Publishing 12 May 2015

A robotic arm that can bend, stretch and squeeze through cluttered environments has been created by a group of researchers from Italy.

Researchers sound out scaffolds for eardrum replacement

IOP Publishing 8 May 2015

An international team of researchers has created tiny, complex scaffolds that mimic the intricate network of collagen fibres that form the human eardrum.

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Physics World May 2015

IOP Publishing 7 May 2015

Digital issue now live

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New Application Note Describes Nanomechanical Measurements on Diverse Materials Using the Asylum Research NanomechPro Toolkit

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 6 May 2015

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research has released a new application note, “The NanomechPro™ Toolkit: Nanomechanical AFM Techniques for Diverse Materials,” written Dr. Donna Hurley, founder of Lark Scientific and former NIST project leader.

High Torque Rotary Stage for High Precision Positioning

Fast, High Torque Rotary Stage for High Precision Positioning

Zaber Technologies 4 May 2015

Zaber’s new X-RSW-E motorized rotary stage with built-in controllers and encoders delivers high precision positioning at speeds up to 75 rpm and up to 2.25 N-m torque. 

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Sub-nm layer measurements using ASOPS and laser induced ultrasound

Laser Quantum Ltd 29 Apr 2015

Abstract: The measurement of thin film layer thickness in industries such as silicon wafer manufacture requires the highest accuracy, resolution and speed, all in a non-invasive, non-destructive method.

Toptica femto fiber laser

Powerful femtosecond pulses at 1030 nm!

TOPTICA Photonics AG 27 Apr 2015

TOPTICA expands their portfolio of ultrafast fiber-basedlaser systems.

Piezo actuators

100 Billion Cycles Without Failures or Loss in Performance: Piezo Actuators – The First Choice for Reliability

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 20 Apr 2015

The service life and reliability of piezo actuators strongly depends on the environmental conditions at the site of application. Humidity, temperature and operating voltage are of considerable influence. The answer lies in optimized materials and manufacturing processes, appropriate design and the choice of suitable insulation.


Clinical Importance of Quality Assurance TG-142 for Medical Accelerators

Elekta 20 Apr 2015

Webinar presented by Doug Moseley PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto.

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Physics World 2015 Focus on Medical Imaging now live

IOP Publishing 15 Apr 2015

Medical imaging is a multidisciplinary science encompassing a wide range of powerful techniques with applications in both patient care and fundamental biological studies.

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Master Bond Inc. 8 Apr 2015

New White Paper from Master Bond

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Physics World April 2015

IOP Publishing 2 Apr 2015

Learning by doing…The power of practical science

In this month’s edition of Physics World… “Amazing” physics demos to keep practical science alive

IOP Publishing 1 Apr 2015

With school students in England bracing themselves for new-style GCSE science exams that are based entirely on written tests, Physics World has teamed up with Neil Downie to put together “five amazing physics demonstrations” that highlight the value and importance of keeping experimentation at the centre of the science classroom.

Physicists shed light on mysterious tongue condition

IOP Publishing 1 Apr 2015

Physicists from Israel have shed light on the intricate dynamics underpinning a mysterious tongue condition that has been puzzling the medical community for decades.

My qa platform cube

IBA releases myQA®: New Global Quality Assurance Platform, The All-in-One, All Connected, and All Secure solution.

IBA Dosimetry 27 Mar 2015

Connecting QA applications, people, and know-how through a Central Database and the Cloud.

Morphing wings help drones manage collisions

IOP Publishing 26 Mar 2015

Researchers in the US have taken inspiration from nature to create a robotic wing that can recover from mid-air collisions.

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