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Carbon Nanotube Converter Powers Implants Remotely Through Laser Light, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Study


12/20/2011 9:05:23 AM

Implantable medical devices such as cardiac pacemakers, neurostimulators and drug delivery devices are major medical tools to support life activity and provide new therapeutic strategies. Most such devices are powered by lithium batteries whose service life is as low as 10 years. Hence, many patients must undergo a major surgery to check the battery performance and replace the batteries as necessary.

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