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Optical methods for wireless implantable sensing platforms
Author(s): Muhammad Mujeeb-U-Rahman; Chieh-Feng Chang; Axel Scherer
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Paper Abstract

Ultra small scale implants have gained lots of importance for both acute and chronic applications. Optical techniques hold the key to miniaturizing these devices to long sought sub-mm scale. This will lead towards long term use of these devices for medically relevant applications. It can also allow using multiple of these devices at the same time and forming a true body area network of sensors. In this paper, we present optical power transfer to such devices and the techniques to harness this power for different applications, for example high voltage or high current applications. We also present methods for wireless data transfer from such implants.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 2013
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8812, Biosensing and Nanomedicine VI, 88120M (11 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2023381
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Muhammad Mujeeb-U-Rahman, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Chieh-Feng Chang, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Axel Scherer, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8812:
Biosensing and Nanomedicine VI
Hooman Mohseni; Massoud H. Agahi; Manijeh Razeghi, Editor(s)

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