This publication describes the layout, fabrication and review of a polymer-based neural interface for a cochlear electrode array, reviewed by way of fabrication strategy, performance, and reliability. Polymer-based units have attracted cognizance within the neural prosthetic box as a result of their flexibility and compatibility with micro-fabrication approach. A liquid crystal polymer (LCP) is an inert, hugely waterproof polymer appropriate for the encapsulation of digital parts and as a substrate fabric for fabricating neural interfaces. the writer has designed, fabricated, and evaluated an LCP-based cochlear electrode array for a far better polymer-based cochlear implant. The thesis bargains with three key issues: atraumatic deep insertion, tripolar stimulation, and long term reliability. Atraumatic insertion of the intracochlear electrode and ensuing renovation of residual listening to became crucial in state–of-the-art cochlear implantation. a unique tapered layout of an LCP-based cochlear electrode array is gifted to fulfill such ambitions. For high-density and pitch-recognizable cochlear implant, channel interplay can be kept away from. neighborhood tripolar stimulation utilizing multi-layered electrode websites are proven to accomplish hugely concentrated electric stimulation. This thesis addresses one other important factor within the polymer-based neural implants: the long term reliability factor. After suggesting a brand new approach to forming mechanical interlocking to enhance polymer-metal adhesion, the writer plays accelerating getting older assessments to make sure the method’s efficacy. The aforementioned 3 issues were completely tested via quite a few in vitro and in vivo stories. Verification foresees the improvement of LCP-based cochlear electrode array for an atraumatic deep insertion, complex stimulation, and long term medical implant.
Read Online or Download A Polymer Cochlear Electrode Array: Atraumatic Deep Insertion, Tripolar Stimulation, and Long-Term Reliability (Springer Theses) PDF
Similar engineering & transportation books
Eine Zeitreise durch die Geschichte des AutosIn Deutschland sind Stand heute ca. 50 Millionen vehicles zugelassen. Weltweit sogar über eine Milliarde. guy (Mann? ) sagt es sei des deutschen liebstes type. Doch wer weiß eigentlich wie der Mercedes zu seinem Namen kam? Wann die Kraftfahrzeugsteuer eingeführt wurde?
The mines and mineral lands of Nova Scotia. 154 pages.
This well timed, one-stop reference is the 1st on an rising and interdisciplinary subject. masking either demonstrated and lately constructed ligation chemistries, the e-book is split into didactic components: a bit that makes a speciality of the main points of bioorthogonal and chemoselective ligation reactions on the point of primary natural chemistry, and a piece that specializes in purposes, really within the components of chemical biology, biomaterials, and bioanalysis, highlighting the services and merits of the ligation reactions.
Dopo lo phone, è l. a. più grande innovazione che cambierà le nostre vite. Se prima il faro period Steve Jobs della Apple, ora c’è Elon Musk della Tesla. Cento anni di trasporti dominati dal motore a combustione e dalle pompe di benzina saranno spazzati through dall’avvento dell’auto elettrica. Una rivoluzione che non solo investirà il modo di viaggiare ma anche le grandi case automobilistiche, ovvero l’industria che garantisce più posti di lavoro in Europa, e il settore dell’energia.
Extra info for A Polymer Cochlear Electrode Array: Atraumatic Deep Insertion, Tripolar Stimulation, and Long-Term Reliability (Springer Theses)
A Polymer Cochlear Electrode Array: Atraumatic Deep Insertion, Tripolar Stimulation, and Long-Term Reliability (Springer Theses)