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System Overview

  • Gürkan YılmazEmail author
  • Catherine Dehollain
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Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)

Abstract

Upon giving an insight for the next-generation neural recording systems, this chapter introduces the proposed solutions for wireless power transfer and wireless data communication for intracranial neural implants in the scope of this book, i.e., epilepsy monitoring. First of all, a system overview is given in terms of functional blocks and the methods anticipated to be used for implementation. Next, a brief explanation of each function is presented while leaving the detailed analysis for following chapters. Moreover, a summary of the system specifications is given in order to complete the system-level idea.

Keywords

Load modulation Wireless power transfer Wireless data communication Burr hole Remote powering Uplink Downlink 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EPFL RFIC Research GroupLausanneSwitzerland

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