Implantable multi-length RF antenna

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8170680
APP PUB NO 20090228076A1
SERIAL NO

12397199

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A system and method for wirelessly transferring information electromagnetically at a specified first operating frequency range in a first medium and at a specified second operating frequency range in a second medium using an implantable multi-length antenna. The implantable multi-length antenna can be configured to appear electrically as a first electrical length in the first medium and as a different second electrical length in the second medium. In other examples, the first operating frequency range can be specified using the first electrical length and the second operating frequency range can be specified using the second electrical length.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.ST PAUL, MN3060

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ameri, Masoud Maple Plain, US 31 566

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2007/0288,066 MULTI-ANTENNA FOR AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE 34 2006
2009/0192,574 ANTENNA FOR AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE 15 2009
2009/0228,074 DETACHABLE HELICAL ANTENNA FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE 28 2009
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SKYCROSS KOREA CO., LTD. (1)
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Pohang University of Science and Technology (1)
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Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (7)
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* 2009/0228,075 LOADED RF ANTENNA FOR IMPLANTABLE DEVICE 13 2009
* 2009/0228,074 DETACHABLE HELICAL ANTENNA FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE 28 2009
8615305 Implantable medical device with antenna 0 2010
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9259585 Folded antennas for implantable medical devices 0 2014
 
NYXOAH SA (2)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION (2)
9061159 Using the case of an implantable medical device to broaden communication bandwidth 2 2013
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