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  • Jordi Colomer-FarraronsEmail author
  • Pere Lluís Miribel-Català
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Abstract

This chapter introduces the state-of-the-art in the main topics covered in the book: energy harvesting, with special interest in the body energy harvesting sources, biosensors, and finally the electronics for them. These are the main aspects to consider in the envisaged conception of the Self-Powered architecture for subcutaneous detector device.

Keywords

Low-power instrumentation Miniaturized biomedical system Wireless implanted devices Self-Powered devices Event detector implantable devices 

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  • Jordi Colomer-Farrarons
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pere Lluís Miribel-Català
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronics DepartmentUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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