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Inductive coupling is commonly used for wireless power and data transfer in biomedical telemetry systems. The increasing demand on the performance of medical devices requires high data rate and high power efficiency at the same time. If only one radio frequency carrier is used, it is difficult to achieve both high data rate and high power efficiency due to(More)
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are incurable diseases that result in profound vision loss due to degeneration of the light sensing photoreceptors. However, the discovery that direct electrical stimulation of the retinal neurons creates visual sensation has inspired prosthetic devices aimed to restore useful vision in(More)
Evaluation of arterial compliance is significant in cardiovascular diagnosis for early detection of coronary heart disease. We present ARTSENS, an image-free system for non-invasive evaluation of arterial compliance in-vivo. The system utilizes a single element ultrasound probe with intelligent measurement algorithms to ensure accurate evaluation of local(More)
The development of a test chip that will be used to evaluate a hermetic and biocompatible package for the driving CMOS circuitry of a retinal prosthesis is described. The package design is estimated to be about 2 x 2 x 0.3 mm(3) and will be formed by conformal layers of parylene and a metal (e.g. titanium) as inner and outer protections, respectively. The(More)
Accurate measurement of lumen diameter is essential for correct estimation of arterial compliance. We have been developing a new non-invasive arterial compliance measurement tool using a single element ultrasound transceiver. In this paper we propose a new method for measurement of lumen diameter from single line of Radio-Frequency Signal (RF) obtained from(More)