In Vivo Communications: Steps Toward the Next Generation of Implantable Devices

The authors review electromagnetic (EM) modeling of the human body, which is essential for in vivo wireless communication channel characterization; discuss EM wave propagation through human tissues; present the choice of operational frequencies based on current standards and examine their effects on communication system performance; discuss the challenges of in vivo antenna design, as the antenna is generally considered to be an integral part of the in vivo channel; review the propagation models for the in vivo wireless communication channel and discuss the main differences relative to the ex vivo channel; and address several open research problems and future research directions.

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  • Authors:
    • Demir, Ali Faith
    • Ankarali, Z Esad
    • Abbasi, Qammer H
    • Liu, Yang
    • Qaraqe, Khalid
    • Serpedin, Erchin
    • Arslan, Huseyin
    • Gitlin, Richard D
  • Publication Date: 2016-6


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  • Accession Number: 01603366
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 6 2016 10:45AM