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Barbara Knäusl
Mag Barbara Knäusl, PhD

Department of Radiation Oncology
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0003-4031-1711
T +43 1 40400 72710


Medical Physics; Radiation Oncology

Research group(s)

Research interests

My primary research focus lies on motion management and outcome assessment for the treatment of moving targets using photons as well as protons and carbon ions.

Selected publications

  1. Knäusl, B. et al. (2024) ‘A review of the clinical introduction of 4D particle therapy research concepts’, Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology, 29, p. 100535. Available at:
  2. Knäusl, B. et al. (2023) ‘Patient Breathing Motion and Delivery Specifics Influencing the Robustness of a Proton Pancreas Irradiation’, Cancers, 15(9), p. 2550. Available at:
  3. Knäusl, B. et al. (2023) ‘Possibilities and challenges when using synthetic computed tomography in an adaptive carbon-ion treatment workflow’, Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik, 33(2), pp. 146–154. Available at:
  4. Kostiukhina, N. et al. (2017) ‘Advanced Radiation DOSimetry phantom (ARDOS): a versatile breathing phantom for 4D radiation therapy and medical imaging’, Physics in Medicine & Biology, 62(20), pp. 8136–8153. Available at:
  5. Knäusl, B. et al. (2016) ‘Can particle beam therapy be improved using helium ions? – a planning study focusing on pediatric patients’, Acta Oncologica, 55(6), pp. 751–759. Available at: