2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2008 - 11th Annual

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A method for electronically controlling electrode position in neural recordings

H.P. Neves, T. Torfs, R.F. Yazicioglu, J. Aslam, A. Aarts, P. Merken, C. Van Hoof
Interuniversity Microelectronics Center, BE

Keywords:
extracellular recording, smart implants, implantable electrodes, MEMS integration

Abstract:
This work describes a new strategy for electronically positioning recording electrodes with respect to neurons for extracellular recordings in the brain. It allows the independent positioning of individual electrodes for fine position control or for reconfiguring experiments, e.g. to obtain tetrode configurations.


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