Technology Advances and Challenges in Hermetic Packaging for Implantable Medical Devices

  title={Technology Advances and Challenges in Hermetic Packaging for Implantable Medical Devices},
  author={Guangqiang Jiang and David D. Zhou},
Many implantable medical devices contain sophisticated electronic cir- cuits. Hermetic packaging is required to provide the implant's electronic circuitry with protection from the harsh environment of the human body. This chapter pro- vides a review of available hermetic sealing methods and their applications. General considerations of implantable medical device packaging are discussed. Various test- ing methods applicable to the packaging of implantable medical devices are also presented. Many… 

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