Wireless Power Transfer to Millimeter-Sized Gastrointestinal Electronics Validated in a Swine Model

@article{Abid2017WirelessPT,
  title={Wireless Power Transfer to Millimeter-Sized Gastrointestinal Electronics Validated in a Swine Model},
  author={Abubakar Abid and Jonathan M. O'Brien and Taylor Bensel and Cody Cleveland and Lucas Booth and Brian Smith and Robert S. Langer and Giovanni Traverso},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2017},
  volume={7}
}
Electronic devices placed in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract for prolonged periods have the potential to transform clinical evaluation and treatment. [...] Key Method Using simulations and ex vivo measurements, we designed mid-field antennas capable of operating efficiently in tissue at 1.2 GHz. These antennas were then characterized in vivo in five anesthetized pigs, by placing one antenna outside the body, and the other antenna inside the body endoscopically, at the esophagus, stomach, and colon. Across the…Expand
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