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Wireless measurement system for capacitive pressure sensors using strain compensated SiGeB

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dc.contributor.author Arshak, Khalil
dc.contributor.author Jafer, Essa
dc.contributor.author McGloughlin, Timothy M.
dc.contributor.author Corbett, Timothy J.
dc.contributor.author Chatzandroulis, Stavros
dc.contributor.author Goustouridis, Dimitrios
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-01T16:00:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-01T16:00:07Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1064
dc.description peer-reviewed
dc.description.abstract A prototype of miniaturized, low power, bidirectional wireless communication system was designed for in vivo pressure monitoring. The capacitive pressure sensors have been developed particularly for the medical field, where packaging size and minimization of the power requirements of the sensors are the major drivers. The pressure sensors have been fabricated using a 2.4 μm thick strain compensated heavily boron doped SiGeB. In order to integrate the sensors with the wireless module, the sensor dice was wire bonded onto TO package using chip on board (COB) technology. The telemetric link and its capabilities to send information have been examined on a test bench. A full pressure range from 0 to 10kPa was generated using either air or water pressure pumped through connected tubes to simulate the environment similar to the one inside the gastro Intestinal (GI) tract. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship EI
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries IEEE Sensors Conference 2007;
dc.rights ©2007 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject bidirectional wireless communication system en_US
dc.subject capacitive pressure sensors en_US
dc.subject gastrointestinal tract
dc.title Wireless measurement system for capacitive pressure sensors using strain compensated SiGeB en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.internal.authorcontactother khalil.arshak@ul.ie


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