A Flexible Depth Probe Using Liquid Crystal Polymer

@article{Lee2012AFD,
  title={A Flexible Depth Probe Using Liquid Crystal Polymer},
  author={Sung Eun Lee and S. Jun and Hyun Joo Lee and Jinhyung Kim and Seungwoo Lee and C. Im and Hyung-Cheul Shin and J. W. Chang and S. Kim},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering},
  year={2012},
  volume={59},
  pages={2085-2094}
}
  • Sung Eun Lee, S. Jun, +6 authors S. Kim
  • Published 2012
  • Materials Science, Medicine, Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
We proposed a method of making a flexible depth-type neural probe using liquid crystal polymer. Conventional depth neural probes made of metal or silicon have the limitations of a single recording site per shank or the brittleness of the silicon substrate. To avoid these drawbacks, polymer-based depth neural probes have been developed with biocompatible polymers such as polyimides or parylenes. However, those have suffered from the difficulty of inserting the probes into brain tissues due to… Expand
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