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Integrated Microsystems

Electronics, Photonics, and Biotechnology

Edited by Krzysztof Iniewski

© 2012 – CRC Press

760 pages | 550 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

As rapid technological developments occur in electronics, photonics, mechanics, chemistry, and biology, the demand for portable, lightweight integrated microsystems is relentless. These devices are getting exponentially smaller, increasingly used in everything from video games, hearing aids, and pacemakers to more intricate biomedical engineering and military applications.

Edited by Kris Iniewski, a revolutionary in the field of advanced semiconductor materials, Integrated Microsystems: Electronics, Photonics, and Biotechnology focuses on techniques for optimized design and fabrication of these intelligent miniaturized devices and systems. Composed of contributions from experts in academia and industry around the world, this reference covers processes compatible with CMOS integrated circuits, which combine computation, communications, sensing, and actuation capabilities.

Light on math and physics, with a greater emphasis on microsystem design and configuration and electrical engineering, this book is organized in three sections—Microelectronics and Biosystems, Photonics and Imaging, and Biotechnology and MEMs. It addresses key topics, including physical and chemical sensing, imaging, smart actuation, and data fusion and management. Using tables, figures, and equations to help illustrate concepts, contributors examine and explain the potential of emerging applications for areas including biology, nanotechnology, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), microfluidics, and photonics.

Table of Contents

Part I: Microelectronics and Biosystems

Energizing and Powering Microsystems, G.A. Rincón-Mora

Power Management IC Design for Efficient DVFS-Enabled On-Chip Operations, D. Ma and R. Bondade

MeSOC-I: A Mixed Signal SOC for Bioinstrumentation in Medical Treatment and Healthcare System, M. Imai, H. Iwato, K. Sakanushi, Y. Takeuchi, A. Matsuzawa, and Y. Hirao

Design of a Low-Power Dual-Mode MUX-Based Transmitter for Biomedical Applications, Y.-H. Liu and T.-H. Lin

Design of a Frequency Shift–Based CMOS Magnetic Sensor Array for Point-of-Care (PoC) Biomolecular Diagnosis Applications, H. Wang and A. Hajimiri

System Architecture for Neural–Electrical Interface and Processing, J.-F. Bêche, T. Levi, G. Charvet, O. Billoint, L. Rousseau, J.-P. Rostaing, C. Condemine, S. Bonnet, R. Escolá, T. Kauffmann, B. Yvert, and R. Guillemaud

Technological Evolution of Wireless Neurochemical Sensing with Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry, D.P. Covey, K.E. Bennet, C.D. Blaha, P. Mohseni, K.H. Lee, and P.A. Garris

Giga-Ohm High-Impedance FET Input Amplifiers for Dry Electrode Biosensor Circuits and Systems, G. Gargiulo, P. Bifulco, R.A. Calvo, M. Romano, M. Ruffo, R. Shephard, M. Cesarelli, C. Jin, A. McEwan, and A. van Schaik

Retinal Prostheses: Current Approaches, Challenges, and Outlook, L. Theogarajan, J. Wyatt, and J. Rizzo, III

A Biomorphic Active Cochlear Model In Silico, B. Wen and K. Boahen

Micropower Adaptive VLSI Systems for Acoustic Source Localization and Separation, M. Stanacevic and G. Cauwenberghs

Remote Frequency Calibration of Passive Wireless Microsystems, N. Soltani and F. Yuan

Part II: Photonics and Imaging

Terahertz Imaging and Spectroscopy: State-of-the-Art and Future Trends, D. Saeedkia

Terahertz Technology Based on Nanoelectronic Devices, Y. Kawano

Design and Assessment Principles of Semiconductor Flat-Panel Detector-Based X-Ray Micro-CT Systems for Small-Animal Imaging, A. Sisniega, J.J. Vaquero, and M. Desco

Portable High-Frequency Ultrasound Imaging System Design and Hardware Considerations, I. Kim, H. Kim, F. Griggio, R.L. Tutwiler, T.N. Jackson, S. Trolier-McKinstry, and K. Choi

Smart Eye Tracking Sensors Based on Pixel-Level Image Processing Circuits, D. Kim

Design and Manufacturing of CNT-Based Nanodevices for Optical Sensing Applications, N. Xi, K. Wai Chiu Lai, J. Zhang, C. Kar Man Fung, H. Chen, and T.J. Tarn

Acoustically Controlled All-Fiber Lasers, C. Cuadrado-Laborde, A. Diez, J.L. Cruz, and M.V. Andrés

Ultrafast Fiber Lasers, J. Liu and L. Yang

High-Speed Directly Modulated Injection-Locked VCSELs, X. Wang and L. Chrostowski

High-Speed Si/Ge-Based Photodiodes for Optical Interconnect Applications, J.-W. Shi and F.-M. Kuo

Patterned Sapphire and Chip Separation Technique in InGaN-Based LEDs, J.-H. Lee

Assembly of Microscopic Three-Dimensional Structures and Their Applications in Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals, K. Aoki


Part III: Biotechnology and MEMs

Surface Chemistry for Cell Capture in Microfluidic Systems, S. Wang, F. Xu, A. Chi Fai Ip, M. Somu, X. Zhao, A. Akay, and U. Demirci

Two-Dimensional Microfluidic Bioarray for Nucleic Acid Analysis, L. Wang and P.C.H. Li

Microfluidic Systems to Study the Biology of Human Diseases and Identify Potential Therapeutic Targets in Caenorhabditis elegans, P. Rezai, S. Salam, P.R.Selvaganapathy, and B.P. Gupta

III-Nitrides–Based Biosensing, M. Razeghi and R. McClintock

Nanotechnology-Derived Orthopedic Implant Sensors, S. Sirivisoot and T.J. Webster

Engineering Bone Formation with Biologically Inspired Nanomaterials, E. Jabbari

Resonance for Multitransducer Systems, B. Bahreyni

Piezoelectric Thin Films for MEMS Applications, I. Kanno

HfO2 Thin Film for Microelectromechanical Systems Application, B. Miao and A.B. Horsfall

About the Editor

Krzysztof (Kris) Iniewski is managing R&D chip development activities at Redlen Technologies LLC., a start-up company in British Columbia. His research interests are in VLSI circuits for medical and security applications. From 2004 to 2006 he was an Associate Professor at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Department of University of Albelia where he conducted research on low power wireless circuits and systems. During his tenure in Edmonton he put together a book for CRC Press "Wireless Technologies: Circuits, Systems and Devices".

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Devices, Circuits, and Systems

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biostatistics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General