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A pilot line for the next generation of smart catheters and implants

Deliverables

Thin deposited layer processing, test & modelling report

Thin deposited layer processing, test & modelling report

Wireless System – Evaluation report

Wireless System – Evaluation report

Report on the characterization and demonstration of force sensors processed in the F2R foundry in discrete and catheter integrated forms.

eport on the characterization and demonstration of force sensors processed in the F2R foundry in discrete and catheter integrated forms.

Initial dissemination and communication plan

Initial dissemination and communication plan

Report on catheter testing against applicable standards and under real-life conditions.

Report on catheter testing against applicable standards and under real-life conditions.

Wurtzite-AlScN film: stability & residual stress investigation

Wurtzite-AlScN film: stability & residual stress investigation

White paper discussing the different technology varients in relation to the application matrix

White paper discussing the different technology varients in relation to the application matrix

Public summary of project

Public summary of project

Final dissemination and communication plan

Final dissemination and communication plan

Project start-up meeting

Project start-up meeting

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Publications

Micro- and nanoforce sensors

Author(s): János Radó
Published in: 2020
Publisher: János Radó, Doctoral School on Materials Sciences and Technologies,BME

The impact of residual stress on resonating piezoelectric devices

Author(s): Glenn Ross, Hongqun Dong, Cyril Baby Karuthedath, Abhilash Thanniyil Sebastian, Tuomas Pensala, Mervi Paulasto-Kröckel
Published in: Materials & Design, 196, 2020, Page(s) 109126, ISSN 0264-1275
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2020.109126

Force spectroscopy-based simultaneous topographical and mechanical characterization to study polymer-to-polymer interactions in coated alginate microspheres

Author(s): Maria Virumbrales-Muñoz, Edorta Santos-Vizcaino, Laura Paz, Amparo Maria Gallardo-Moreno, Gorka Orive, Rosa Maria Hernandez, Manuel Doblaré, Maria Luisa Gonzalez-Martin, Luis Jose Fernández, Jose Luis Pedraz, Ignacio Ochoa
Published in: Scientific Reports, 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-56547-z

Calculation of Phase Diagrams and First-Principles Study of Germanium Impacts on Phosphorus Distribution in Czochralski Silicon

Author(s): Hongqun Dong, Xiaoma Tao, Mervi Paulasto-Kröckel
Published in: Journal of Electronic Materials, 50/8, 2021, Page(s) 4272-4288, ISSN 0361-5235
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1007/s11664-021-08861-4

Characterization of AlScN-Based Multilayer Systems for Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasound Transducer (pMUT) Fabrication

Author(s): Kristina Bespalova, Elmeri Osterlund, Glenn Ross, Mervi Paulasto-Krockel, Abhilash Thanniyil Sebastian, Cyril Baby Karuthedath, Stefan Mertin, Tuomas Pensala
Published in: Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 30/2, 2021, Page(s) 290-298, ISSN 1057-7157
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/jmems.2021.3056928

Characterization of encapsulated porcine cardiosphere-derived cells embedded in 3D alginate matrices

Author(s): Kaoutar Ziani, Albert Espona-Noguera, Verónica Crisóstomo, Javier G. Casado, Francisco M. Sanchez-Margallo, Laura Saenz-del-Burgo, Jesús Ciriza, Jose Luis Pedraz
Published in: International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 599, 2021, Page(s) 120454, ISSN 0378-5173
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2021.120454

Benefits of cryopreservation as long-term storage method of encapsulated cardiosphere-derived cells for cardiac therapy: A biomechanical analysis

Author(s): Laura Paz-Artigas; Kaoutar Ziani; Clara Alcaine; Claudia Báez-Díaz; Virginia Blanco-Blázquez; Jose Luis Pedraz; Ignacio Ochoa; Jesús Ciriza
Published in: International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 607, 25 September 2021, 121014, 2021, ISSN 0378-5173
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2021.121014

Stability and residual stresses of sputtered wurtzite AlScN thin films

Author(s): Elmeri Österlund, Glenn Ross, Miguel A. Caro, Mervi Paulasto-Kröckel, Andreas Hollmann, Manuela Klaus, Matthias Meixner, Christoph Genzel, Panu Koppinen, Tuomas Pensala, Agnė Žukauskaitė, Michal Trebala
Published in: Physical Review Materials, 5/3, 2021, ISSN 2475-9953
Publisher: American Physical Society
DOI: 10.1103/physrevmaterials.5.035001

Recent Technical Developments in Energy-Efficient 5G Mobile Cells: Present and Future

Author(s): Raed A. Abd-Alhameed, Issa Elfergani, Jonathan Rodriguez
Published in: Electronics, 9/4, 2020, Page(s) 664, ISSN 2079-9292
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/electronics9040664

Novel method of alignment to buried cavities in cavity-SOI wafers for advanced MEMS devices

Author(s): Christopher Mountain, Marta Kluba, Lambert Bergers, Jaap Snijder, Ronald Dekker
Published in: Micro and Nano Engineering, 5, 2019, Page(s) 100043, ISSN 2590-0072
Publisher: Science direct
DOI: 10.1016/j.mne.2019.100043

Low-Profile and Closely Spaced Four-Element MIMO Antenna for Wireless Body Area Networks

Author(s): Issa Elfergani, Amjad Iqbal, Chemseddine Zebiri, Abdul Basir, Jonathan Rodriguez, Maryam Sajedin, Artur de Oliveira Pereira, Widad Mshwat, Raed Abd-Alhameed, Sadiq Ullah
Published in: Electronics, 9/2, 2020, Page(s) 258, ISSN 2079-9292
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/electronics9020258

A Compact Semi-Circular and Arc-Shaped Slot Antenna for Heterogeneous RF Front-Ends

Author(s): Zebiri, Sayad, Elfergani, Iqbal, Mshwat, Kosha, Rodriguez, Abd-Alhameed
Published in: Electronics, 8/10, 2019, Page(s) 1123, ISSN 2079-9292
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/electronics8101123

A Chip Integrity Monitor for Evaluating Moisture/Ion Ingress in mm-Sized Single-Chip Implants

Author(s): Omer Can Akgun, Kambiz Nanbakhsh, Vasiliki Giagka, Wouter A. Serdijn
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 14/4, 2020, Page(s) 658-670, ISSN 1932-4545
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tbcas.2020.3007484

On the Achievable Capacity of MIMO-OFDM Systems in the CathLab Environment

Author(s): João Guerreiro, Rui Dinis, Luís Campos
Published in: Sensors, 20/3, 2020, Page(s) 938, ISSN 1424-8220
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/s20030938

PDMS-Parylene Adhesion Improvement via Ceramic Interlayers to Strengthen the Encapsulation of Active Neural Implants

Author(s): Nasim Bakhshaee Babaroud, Ronald Dekker, Wouter Serdijn, Vasiliki Giagka
Published in: 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2020, Page(s) 3399-3402, ISBN 978-1-7281-1990-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/embc44109.2020.9175646

A Chip Integrity Monitor for Evaluating Long-term Encapsulation Performance Within Active Flexible Implants

Author(s): Omer Can Akgun, Kambiz Nanbakhsh, Vasiliki Giagka, Wouter A. Serdijn
Published in: 2019 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), 2019, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-5090-0617-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/biocas.2019.8919203

A Passive Single-Ended-to-Differential-Converter with SAR ADC Achieving 6.1fJ/Conversion-Step

Author(s): Mariska van der Struijk, Kevin Pelzers, Pieter Harpe
Published in: proc. IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August, 2021, 2021
Publisher: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Long-term Encapsulation of Platinum Metallization Using a HfO 2 ALD - PDMS Bilayer for Non-hermetic Active Implants

Author(s): Kambiz Nanbakhsh, Riina Ritasalo, Wouter A. Serdijn, Vasiliki Giagka
Published in: 2020 IEEE 70th Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), 2020, Page(s) 467-472, ISBN 978-1-7281-6180-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ectc32862.2020.00081

Temperature Stability of Electrode/AlScN Multilayer Systems for pMUT Process Integration

Author(s): Kristina Bespalova, Glenn Ross, Mervi Paulasto-Kruckel, Abhilash Sebastian Thanniyil, Cyril Karuthedath, Stefan Mertin, Tuomas Pensala
Published in: 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), 2020, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-7281-5448-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ius46767.2020.9251496

Effect of Signals on the Encapsulation Performance of Parylene Coated Platinum Tracks for Active Medical Implants

Author(s): Kambiz Nanbakhsh, Marta Kluba, Barbara Pahl, Florian Bourgeois, Ronald Dekker, Wouter Serdijn, Vasiliki Giagka
Published in: 2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2019, Page(s) 3840-3844, ISBN 978-1-5386-1311-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/embc.2019.8857702

Towards CMOS Bulk Sensing for In-Situ Evaluation of ALD Coatings for Millimeter Sized Implants

Author(s): Kambiz Nanbakhsh, Riina Ritasalo, Wouter A. Serdijn, Vasiliki Giagka
Published in: 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2020, Page(s) 3436-3439, ISBN 978-1-7281-1990-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/embc44109.2020.9176103

The POSITION project was part of a presentation on Innovation in Medical Devices in an invited presentation during the Microelectronic Circuit Centre Ireland annular 2018 Forum in Cork the 11th of October 2018 https://www.mcci.ie/mcci-annual-forum-2018/ [Doc_31]

Author(s): Ronald Dekker
Published in: 2018
Publisher: Position-II

“Health.E, Accelerating innovation in Medical Devices. Enabling “Moore for Medical””, kick-off of the Strategic Governing Group “Digital Health & Patient-Centric Evidence Generation” from IMI. Location headquarters Sanofi Paris, 20th of April 2018

Author(s): Ronald Dekker
Published in: 2018
Publisher: Position-II

A Small-Footprint Quasi-Passive 1 st Order ΣΔ Modulator

Author(s): Goncalo Rodrigues, Jorge Fernandes, Taimur Rabuske
Published in: 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2019, Page(s) 1-5, ISBN 978-1-7281-0397-6
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/iscas.2019.8702483

Polymath: A Platform for Rapid Application Development of Modular EDA Tools

Author(s): Taimur Rabuske
Published in: 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2020, Page(s) 1-5, ISBN 978-1-7281-3320-1
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/iscas45731.2020.9180601

Injection Locked Oscillators with Current Reuse

Author(s): Mafalda Benido, Taimur Rabuske, Jorge Fernandes
Published in: 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2019, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-7281-0397-6
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/iscas.2019.8702190

Increasing piezo micro diaphragm pump performance by optimizing piezo actuation

Author(s): Bußmann, Agnes; Grünerbel, Lorenz
Published in: Fraunhofer EMFT, 1, 2019
Publisher: Otto, Thomas (Hrsg.) ; MESAGO Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Stuttgart: Smart Systems Integration 2019 : 13th International Conference & Exhibition on Integration Issues of Miniaturized Systems, Barcelona, Spain, 10 - 11 April 2019 Berlin: VDE-Verlag, 2019