Micro-Power Integrated Circuits for Neural Recording

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
7:00 PM
Free and open to the public

Autonomous wireless sensors for biomedical monitoring are becoming technology plausible. Though they have the potential to dramatically improve quality of life for patients suffering from a wide variety of illnesses an injuries, the power consumption requirements pose several remaining challenges. These include low-noise signal acquisition, local processing, and wireless communication.

In this talk, I will describe low-power analog circuits that have been developed to address the signal acquisition and processing problems for neural recording systems. I will also present preliminary results from integrated recording systems and discuss future research.

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Jeremy Holleman

Ph.D. candidate
University of Washington