A Wireless Monitoring System for Hydrocephalus Shunts

Narayanaswamy, Anand ;   Nourani, Mehrdad ;   Tamil, Lakshman ;   Bianco, Sabatino

Tags Implantable systemsNew sensing techniquesPhysiological monitoring

Patients with Hydrocephalus are usually treated by diverting the excess Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) to other parts of the body using shunts....

Read More Download this Paper

Adaptive Kalman Filter for Indoor Localization using Bluetooth Low Energy and Inertial Measurement Unit

Yoon, Paul K. ;   Zihajehzadeh, Shaghayegh ;   Kang, Bong-Soo ;   Park, Edward J.

Tags Integrated sensor systems

This paper proposes a novel indoor localization method using the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and an inertial measurement unit (IMU). The...

Read More Download this Paper

Deep Tissue Targeted Near-Infrared Optogenetic Stimulation using Fully Implantable Upconverting Light Bulbs

Chamanzar, Maysamreza ;   Garfield, David ;   Iafrati, Jillian ;   Sohal, Vikaas ;   Chan, Emory ;   Cohen, Bruce ;   Schuck, P. James ;   Maharbiz, Michel

Tags Implantable technologiesOptical and photonic sensors and systemsBio-nano technology

We demonstrate for the first time, the possibility of targeted optogenetic stimulation of neurons deep into brain tissue (>2 mm) in a...

Read More Download this Paper

Development of a Multichannel Implantable Connector

Koch, Julia ;   Ordonez, Juan Sebastian ;   Stieglitz, Thomas ;   Schuettler, Martin

Tags Implantable systemsImplantable technologies

Further development of active implantable medical devices (AIMDs) coming along with higher channel counts and improved maintainability raises...

Read More Download this Paper

Non-Hermetic Encapsulation for Implantable Electronic Devices based on Epoxy

Boeser, Fabian ;   Ordonez, Juan Sebastian ;   Schuettler, Martin ;   Stieglitz, Thomas ;   Plachta, Dennis T.T.

Tags Implantable systemsImplantable technologies

Hermetic and non-hermetic implant packaging are the two strategies to protect electronic systems against the humid conditions inside the...

Read More Download this Paper

On the use of Test Gases of Various Radii to Investigate Molecular Sieving in Leak Channels

Lim, William W ;   Bucknall, Martin Paul ;   Adler, Lewis ;   McKenzie, David ;   Suaning, Gregg

Tags Implantable systemsImplantable technologies

Evidence of the effect of molecule size (molecular sieving) was discovered in leak channels similar to those found in hermetically sealed...

Read More Download this Paper

Safe Inductive Power Transmission to Millimeter-Sized Implantable Microelectronics Devices

Kiani, Mehdi ;   Ibrahim, Ahmed

Tags Implantable technologiesImplantable systemsWireless sensors and systems

Power transfer efficiency (PTE) and power delivered to the load (PDL) are key inductive link design parameters for powering millimeter-sized...

Read More Download this Paper