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Title: Optoelectronic system and apparatus for connection to biological systems


The present invention relates to a biological probe structure, as well as apparatuses, systems, and methods employing this structure. In particular embodiments, the structure includes a hermetically sealed unit configured to receive and transmit one or more optical signals. Furthermore, the structure can be implanted subcutaneously and interrogated externally. In this manner, a minimally invasive method can be employed to detect, treat, and/or assess the biological target. Additional methods and systems are also provided.

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Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
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National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
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Patent File Date: 2014 Jun 25
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United States

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Okandan, Murat, and Nielson, Gregory N. Optoelectronic system and apparatus for connection to biological systems. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Okandan, Murat, & Nielson, Gregory N. Optoelectronic system and apparatus for connection to biological systems. United States.
Okandan, Murat, and Nielson, Gregory N. Tue . "Optoelectronic system and apparatus for connection to biological systems". United States.
title = {Optoelectronic system and apparatus for connection to biological systems},
author = {Okandan, Murat and Nielson, Gregory N.},
abstractNote = {The present invention relates to a biological probe structure, as well as apparatuses, systems, and methods employing this structure. In particular embodiments, the structure includes a hermetically sealed unit configured to receive and transmit one or more optical signals. Furthermore, the structure can be implanted subcutaneously and interrogated externally. In this manner, a minimally invasive method can be employed to detect, treat, and/or assess the biological target. Additional methods and systems are also provided.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
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