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Radiation-Hardened ICs for Implantable Medical Devices

Lately I’ve received many inquiries about the paper on radiation-hardness testing of implantable integrated circuits that I published with Dr. Larry Stotts (now Executive VP R&D at Biotronik), and the late Dr. John Prince.  This is because the effects of medical diagnostic and therapeutic radiation are becoming an issue of concern to physicians who often encounter

 
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Sicel’s Implantable Radiation Dosimeter

Sicel Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1999 and was based in Morrisville, NC. It ceased operations in 2010 after it declared bankruptcy. Sicel developed an implantable dosimeter that was 2 mm in diameter and 18 mm long, and was injected into the tumor to send back readings to an external receiver via RFID.

 
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