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Professorship for Experimental Elementary Particle Physics

Prof. Dr. Kevin Kröninger

Department of Physics
Otto-Hahn-Str. 4a
44227 Dortmund

Room: CP-03-135
E-Mail: kevin.kroeningertu-dortmundde
Tel.: +49 (0)231 755-3539
Fax: +49 (0)231 755-3688

Portraitfoto of Kevin Kröninger © Roland Baege​/​TU Dortmund


"My research group deals with issues in experimental particle physics and medical physics, as well as technology transfer between the two fields. In the field of particle physics, we mainly work with data from the ATLAS experiment, which is installed at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) of the Geneva research center CERN. Our main interests are the investigation of rare processes with top quarks and the further development of modern semiconductor detectors. In the field of medical physics, we work on topics of dosimetry, in particular on the investigation of novel dosimeters, and on various aspects of proton therapy. We link these two fields of work through technology transfer, e.g., through the further development of detector systems for proton therapy or the application of machine learning in dosimetry."

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The campus of the Technical University of Dortmund is located near the freeway junction Dortmund West, where the Sauerland line A45 crosses the Ruhr expressway B1/A40. The Dortmund-Eichlinghofen exit on the A45 leads to the South Campus, the Dortmund-Dorstfeld exit on the A40 leads to the North Campus. The university is signposted at both exits.

The "Dortmund Universität" S-Bahn station is located directly on the North Campus. From there, the S-Bahn line S1 runs every 20 or 30 minutes to Dortmund main station and in the opposite direction to Düsseldorf main station via Bochum, Essen and Duisburg. In addition, the university can be reached by bus lines 445, 447 and 462. Timetable information can be found on the homepage of the Rhine-Ruhr transport association, and DSW21 also offer an interactive route network map.



One of the landmarks of the TU Dortmund is the H-Bahn. Line 1 runs every 10 minutes between Dortmund Eichlinghofen and the Technology Center via Campus South and Dortmund University S, while Line 2 commutes every 5 minutes between Campus North and Campus South. It covers this distance in two minutes.



From Dortmund Airport, it takes just over 20 minutes to get to Dortmund Central Station by AirportExpress and from there to the university by S-Bahn. A wider range of international flight connections is offered by Düsseldorf Airport, about 60 kilometers away, which can be reached directly by S-Bahn from the university's train station.

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The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".

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