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Bioelectronic devices: Wirelessly powered implants

Nature Biomedical Engineering volume 1, Article number: 0051 (2017) | Download Citation

Phased-array antennas that conform to body surfaces efficiently transfer electromagnetic energy to miniaturized semiconductor devices implanted in pigs.

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  1. Jordan Thimot and Kenneth L. Shepard are in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA.

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