A Modular 32-site wireless neural stimulation microsystem

@article{Ghovanloo2004AM3,
  title={A Modular 32-site wireless neural stimulation microsystem},
  author={Maysam Ghovanloo and Khalil Najafi},
  journal={IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits},
  year={2004},
  volume={39},
  pages={2457-2466}
}
This paper presents Interestim-2B, a modular 32-site wireless microstimulating ASIC for neural prosthesis applications, to alleviate disorders such as blindness, deafness, and severe epilepsy. Implanted just below the skull along with a high-density intracortical microelectrode array, the chip enables leadless operation of the resulting microsystem, accepting power and data through an inductive link from the outside world and inserting information into the nervous system in the form of… 

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Interestim-2B, a modular 32-site wireless microstimulating ASIC for neural prosthesis applica- tions, to alleviate disorders such as blindness, deafness, and severe epilepsy is presented.

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