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Recent advances in power efficient output stage for high density implantable stimulators.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23366027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A major drawback of a current-controlled stimulation is its power efficiency. However, it is commonly used in implantable stimulators due to its safety. The power efficiency of a current-controlled stimulation can be improved by reducing the headroom voltage needed in the current driver. A promising technique is to bias the transistor in triode region whereas improving output impedance through the regulated cascode structure. This comes with a feature of implicit compliance monitor which is used for the supply voltage adaptation. This paper presents an overview on recent power efficient high voltage-compliance output drivers.
Kriangkrai Sooksood; Emilia Noorsal; Ulrich Bihr; Maurits Ortmanns
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-31     Completed Date:  2013-08-06     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  855-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Electric Impedance
Electrodes, Implanted*
Models, Theoretical*

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