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Click to edit Master subtitle style  Speaker: Julia   (Delete this note before sending to Prof.) Implantable Nanowires Oct 30, 2008 By Jamie Plunkett, Alan Roof, and Julia  Anderson
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 Speaker: Julia   (Delete this note before What is it? Zinc oxide nanowire device that can measure small  internal changes Connected to a biocompatible plastic paper abstract Acts as both a semiconductor and piezoelectric Transmits wirelessly to external device
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 Speaker: Julia   (Delete this note before Who’s working on it? Zhong Lin Wang and colleagues  Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta Professor Michael C. McAlpine Princeton University Professor James R. Heath
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 Speaker: Julia   (Delete this note before Applications Real-time regulation of … Blood pressure Chemical  and biological  threats Pollution Detect small pressure changes in… Airplanes Spacecraft Automobiles Gas lines
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 Speaker: Julia   (Delete this note before
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Unformatted text preview: Advantages Biocompatible Low-cost Ultra Portable Can detect forces as small as a few piconewtons (10-12 N) Tolerates large amounts of deformation Speaker: Julia (Delete this note before Who’s the Market? Hospitals, doctors, patients Biotech Industry Military Oil / natural gas Automotive General public Speaker: Julia (Delete this note before Competition? Existing substitutes pressure gauges › Blood pressure monitors › Gas pressure readers Speaker: Julia (Delete this note before Bottlenecks? Limited number of case studies High startup costs High cost and number of resources required to communicate message Uncertainty from investors Speaker: Julia (Delete this note before When can we expect them? Within the next couple of years? Speaker: Julia (Delete this note before Questions??...
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