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CMOS chip for biomedical telemetry with hf power supply
Author(s): Sonia Delmas; Marcin Kaluza; Fabrice Caignet; Etienne Sicard
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Paper Abstract

This paper aims at describing a miniaturized CMOS implant- circuit for human medical telemetry. The chip includes a silicon antenna working on the principle of inductive coil coupling through the skin, an rf rectifier for power supply, an hf filter and logic circuitry for chip control. A CMOS compatible temperature sensor is included in the same chip. The obtained measurements are sent back to the coupled antenna and received outside the patient's body. Two prototype chips have been designed in a CMOS 1.0 micrometer technology with encouraging results. The chips include the separate basic blocs of the micro-system: rectifier, integrated or external antenna, analog filters, sensors and logic systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 December 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2906, Microrobotics: Components and Applications, (11 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.260615
Show Author Affiliations
Sonia Delmas, INSA Toulouse (France)
Marcin Kaluza, INSA Toulouse (France)
Fabrice Caignet, INSA Toulouse (France)
Etienne Sicard, INSA Toulouse (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2906:
Microrobotics: Components and Applications
Armin Sulzmann, Editor(s)

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