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Stanford School of Engineering

Implantable Medical Device Size of a Rice Grain

Caption: A batteryless electrostimulator next to medicinal pills for size comparison. The new powering method allows the device to be wirelessly powered deep inside the body, in locations such as the heart or brain. (We have a movie and animation that are too big to upload. Follow link: https://stanford.box.com/s/kdfpb83s2vr9sxh5scxt.)

Credit: Image courtesy of Austin Yee.

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