Corpus ID: 55939375

Investigation of the Mechanical Behaviour of Porous Silicon Neural Microprobes

  title={Investigation of the Mechanical Behaviour of Porous Silicon Neural Microprobes},
  author={Rayan Fayad and Soumaya Berro and Bakri Abdulhay and Hussein Hajj-Hassan and Hassan Khachfe and Mohamad Hajj-Hassan},
Porous silicon has become the gold standard when it comes to improving biocompatibility and bioactivity. For this reason, it has become a primary candidate in neural electrodes research and development. Consequently, the purpose of this work was to investigate the mechanical strength of porous silicon neural electrodes. Thus, a finite element model representing the proposed electrode was generated. Mechanical simulation was done on porous and non-porous electrodes using COMSOL® Multiphysics… Expand


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