Miniature Scalp-Implantable Antennas for Telemetry in the MICS and ISM Bands: Design, Safety Considerations and Link Budget Analysis

@article{Kiourti2012MiniatureSA,
  title={Miniature Scalp-Implantable Antennas for Telemetry in the MICS and ISM Bands: Design, Safety Considerations and Link Budget Analysis},
  author={Asimina Kiourti and Konstantina S. Nikita},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation},
  year={2012},
  volume={60},
  pages={3568-3575}
}
  • A. Kiourti, K. Nikita
  • Published 23 May 2012
  • Business
  • IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
We study the design and radiation performance of novel miniature antennas for integration in head-implanted medical devices operating in the MICS (402.0-405.0 MHz) and ISM (433.1-434.8, 868.0-868.6 and 902.8-928.0 MHz) bands. A parametric model of a skin-implantable antenna is proposed, and a prototype is fabricated and tested. To speed-up antenna design, a two-step methodology is suggested. This involves approximate antenna design inside a simplified geometry and further Quasi-Newton… 
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