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Antenna and Sensor Technologies in Modern Medical Applications. Edition No. 1. Wiley - IEEE

  • ID: 5185286
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • 560 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

A guide to the theory and recent development in the medical use of antenna technology

Antenna and Sensor Technologies in Modern Medical Applications offers a comprehensive review of the theoretical background, design, and the latest developments in the application of antenna technology. Written by two experts in the field, the book presents the most recent research in the burgeoning field of wireless medical telemetry and sensing that covers both wearable and implantable antenna and sensor technologies.

The authors review the integrated devices that include various types of sensors wired within a wearable garment that can be paired with external devices. The text covers important developments in sensor-integrated clothing that are synonymous with athletic apparel with built-in electronics. Information on implantable devices is also covered. The book explores technologies that utilize both inductive coupling and far field propagation. These include minimally invasive microwave ablation antennas, wireless targeted drug delivery, and much more. This important book:

  • Covers recent developments in wireless medical telemetry
  • Reviews the theory and design of in vitro/in vivo testing
  • Explores emerging technologies in 2D and 3D printing of antenna/sensor fabrication
  • Includes a chapter with an annotated list of the most comprehensive and important references in the field

Written for students of engineering and antenna and sensor engineers, Antenna and Sensor Technologies in Modern Medical Applications is an essential guide to understanding human body interaction with antennas and sensors.

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Lis of contributors

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Ultra-Flexible Electro-Textile Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)  Radio Frequency Coils

Chapter 3: Wearable Sensors for Motion Capture

Chapter 4: Antennas and Wireless Power  Transfer for Brain-implantable Sensors

Chapter 5: In Vitro and In Vivo Testing of Implantable Antennas

Chapter 6: Wireless Localization for a Capsule Endoscopy: Techniques and Solutions

Chapter 7: Study on Channel Characteristics  and Performance of LiverImplanted Wireless  Communications

Chapter 8: High-Efficiency Multi-coil Wireless Power and Data Transfer for Biomedical Implants and Neuroprosthetics

Chapter 9: Wireless Drug Delivery Devices

Chapter 10: Minimally Invasive Microwave Ablation Antennas

Chapter 11: Inkjet-/3D-/4D-Printed Nanotechnology-Enabled Radar, Sensing and RFID Modules for Internet of Things, “Smart Skin” and “Zero Power” Medical Applications

Chapter 12: High Density Electronic Integration for Wearable Sensing


Chapter 14: Wireless and Wearable Biomarker Analysis



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Yahya Rahmat-Samii University of California at Los Angeles.

Erdem Topsakal
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