Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, May 8th, 2005
In a recent study, neurophysiologists in the United States sought "to establish an animal model for the development and testing of a cortical visual prosthesis."
"One-hundred-fifty-two electrodes were implanted in the primary visual cortex of a rhesus monkey," noted D.C. Bradley and coauthors at the University of Chicago. "The electrodes were made from iridium with an activated iridium oxide film, which has a large charge capacity for a given surface area, and insulated with parylene-C."
"One-hundred-fourteen electrodes were functional...
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