A 1.04uW Wireless Integrated MEMS Interface in UMC 0.18um CMOS

Laurenson, Callum ;   Rivet, Francois ;   Yuce, Mehmet ;   Redouté, Jean-Michel

Tags Low power, wireless sensing methodsWireless sensors and systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

This paper presents an ultra low-power integrated interface for capacitive and resistive MEMS and sensors, intended for use in biomedical...

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A 512-Channels, Whole Array Readout, CMOS Implantable Probe for Acute Recordings from the Brain

Angotzi, Gian Nicola ;   Malerba, Mario ;   Zucca, Stefano ;   Berdondini, Luca

Tags Micro- and nano-technologyIntegrated sensor systemsImplantable technologies

The integration of implantable CMOS neural probes with thousands of simultaneously recording microelec- trodes is a promising approach for...

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A Hand-Held Micro Surgical Device for Contact Force Regulation against Involuntary Movements

Kyeong, Seulki ;   Chang, Dongjune ;   Kim, Yunjoo ;   Gu, Gwang Min ;   Kim, Jung

Tags Micro- and nano-technologyMechanical sensors and systemsPortable miniaturized systems

Involuntary movements such as heart beating in surgical environment and surgeon’s tremor disturb a micro surgical manipulation and cause a...

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Automated Navigation of a Glass Micropipette on a High-Density Microelectrode Array

Lin, Jing ;   Obien, Marie Engelene ;   Hierlemann, Andreas ;   Frey, Urs

Tags Micro- and nano-technologyPhysiological monitoringBiolelectric sensors and sensor systems

High-density microelectrode arrays (HDMEAs) provide the capability to monitor the extracellular electric potential of multiple neurons at...

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Design of a Wideband CMOS Impedance Spectroscopy ASIC Analog Front-End for Multichannel Biosensor Interfaces

Valente, Virgilio ;   Jiang, Dai ;   Demosthenous, Andreas

Tags Integrated sensor systemsPortable miniaturized systemsChemical sensors and systems

This paper presents the preliminary design and simulation of a flexible and programmable analog front-end (AFE) circuit with current and...

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Design Optimization of the Sensor Spatial Arrangement in a Direct Magnetic Field-Based Localization System for Medical Applications

Maréchal, Luc ;   Foong, Shaohui ;   Sun, Zhenglong ;   Wood, Kristin

Tags Magnetic sensors and systemsWearable systemsBody sensor networks and telemetric systems

Motivated by the need for developing a neuro-navigation system to improve efficacy of intracranial surgical procedures, a localization system...

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Electronic Cages for Living Cells

Al Saeed, Sarah ;   Bakewell, David

Tags Micro- and nano-sensorsMicro- and nano-technologyBio-nano technology

Design and construction of an electronic cage is described which enables real-time manipulation of live and dead eukaryotic cells. Non-uniform,...

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High-Intensity Static Magnetic Field Exposure Devices for in Vitro Experiments on Biopharmaceutical Plant Factories in Aerospace Environments

Lopresto, Vanni ;   Merla, Caterina ;   Pinto, Rosanna ;   Benvenuto, Eugenio

Tags Magnetic sensors and systemsBiological sensors and systems

Three high-intensity static magnetic field (SMF) exposure devices have been designed and realized for application to in vitro experimental...

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