Lookup NU author(s): Dr Ahmed Abd El-Aal,
Dr Patrick Degenaar
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© 2016 IEEE. Optogenetics, a gene therapy technique for photosensitizing nerve tissue, is rapidly moving from the scientific domain towards clinical practice. The first human application of this technology has been in retinal prosthesis, with a headset illuminating a newly photosensitized layer in a dysfunctional retinae. This research paper explores a new type of high radiance optical stimulation array which can sense the position of the eye and thus compensate for eye movement. The array, compatible with optoelectronic retinal prosthesis headsets is designed on AMS 0.35μm CMOS technology which can drive our previously described 90×90 CMOS-Gallium Nitride micro-LED arrays.
Author(s): Soltan A, Passetti G, Maaskant P, Degenaar P
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: 2016 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2016)
Year of Conference: 2017
Online publication date: 26/01/2017
Acceptance date: 02/04/2016
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