A New Means of Transcutaneous Coupling for Neural Prostheses

@article{Gan2007ANM,
  title={A New Means of Transcutaneous Coupling for Neural Prostheses},
  author={Liu Shi Gan and Arthur Prochazka and Troy D. Bornes and A.A. Denington and K. Ming Chan},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering},
  year={2007},
  volume={54},
  pages={509-517}
}
Neural prostheses are electronic stimulators that activate nerves to restore sensory or motor functions. [] Key Method Stimulus pulse trains are passed between two surface electrodes placed on the skin. An insulated lead with conductive terminals at each end is implanted inside the body. One terminal is located under the cathodal surface electrode and the other is attached to a nerve targeted for stimulation. A fraction (10%-15%) of the current flowing between the surface electrodes is routed through the…

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