VLSI Circuit Design for Biomedical Applications

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VLSI (very large scale integration) is the process of creating integrated circuits by combining thousands of transistor based circuits into a single chip. Written by top-notch international experts in industry and academia, this groundbreaking resource presents a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of VLSI circuit design for a wide range of applications in biology and medicine.

Supported with over 280 illustrations and over 160 equations, the book offers cutting-edge guidance on designing integrated circuits for wireless biosensing, body implants, biosensing interfaces, and molecular biology. You discover innovative design techniques and novel materials to help you achieve higher levels circuit and system performance. This invaluable volume is essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in circuit design and future biomedical technology, whether you're a seasoned practitioner or graduate student preparing for work in this challenging field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596933170
  • Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/30/2008
  • Pages: 430
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kris Iniewski is managing R&D chip development activities at Redlen Technologies, Inc., British Columbia. Previously, he was an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Alberta. A well-published author and expert in the field, Dr. Iniewski received his Ph.D. in electronics from the Warsaw University of Technology.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Circuits for Wireless Biosensing and Body Implants - Wireless Integrated Voltametric and Amperometric Biosensing. Visual Cortical Neuroprosthesis: A Systems Approach. Circuits for Biomedical Implantable Devices. Towards Self-Powered Sensors and Circuits for Biomechanical Implants. RF Circuits for Wireless Medical Applications. Error-Correcting codes for In-Vivo Wireless Links. Part II: Biosensing Interfacing and Circuits - Microneedles: A Solid-State Interface with the Human Body. Integrated Circuits for Neural Interfacing: Neuroelectrical Recording, Neurochemical Recording, and Neural Stimulation. Circuits for Implantable Neural Recording and Stimulation. Neuromimetic Integrated Circuits. Interface Circuits for Amperometric Electrochemical Sensors. ADC Circuits for Biomedical Applications. Part III: Circuits for Molecular Biology ? CMOS Circuit Design for Label-Free Medical Diagnostics. Silicon-Based Microfluidics for Nucleic Acid Analysis. Architectural Optimizations for Digital Microfluidic Biochips. Magnetotactic Bacteria as Functional Components in CMOS Microelectronic Systems.

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