Monolithic Encapsulation of Implantable Neuroprosthetic Devices Using Liquid Crystal Polymers

  title={Monolithic Encapsulation of Implantable Neuroprosthetic Devices Using Liquid Crystal Polymers},
  author={Seungwoo Lee and K. Min and Joonsoo Jeong and Junghoon Kim and S. Kim},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering},
  • Seungwoo Lee, K. Min, +2 authors S. Kim
  • Published 2011
  • Materials Science, Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
Flexible polymers have gained much attention in the development of low cost, magnetic resonance compatible, and nonfragile implantable medical devices. [...] Key Method This platform offers monolithic encapsulation by fusion bonding of the hemispherical LCP package lids and LCP-based microelectrode arrays. The package lids were fabricated by thermoforming of the LCP films to provide the desired shape and size for encasing the electronic components and wireless telemetry coils. Fusion-bonded LCP encapsulations…Expand
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