Medical Electronics Manufacturing
Using Imaging Technology to Find Bond-Related Reliability Defects
Jack Richtsmeier and Kristopher D. Staller
Nondestructive imaging techniques enable electronic packaging faults to be discovered that routine electrical testing might not expose.
Improving the Display Interface: Technological Advances in LCDs for Medical Diagnostic Displays
Dale H. Maunu
New technologies continue to raise the bar on flat-panel display performance in medical diagnostic devices.
Display Technology for New Portable Medical Instruments
Durable new displays that can be read in any light are built for easy integration.
General-Purpose CPUs for Medical Image Processing
CPU flexibility, along with increasing performance and functional capability, makes general-purpose processors more than competitive with DSPs and ASICs for medical applications.
Calculating Data Rate and Data Range for Wireless Medical Applications
Designers of wireless devices can be sure to select the right components if they first do a little math.
Communications-Protocol Testing: Balancing Technology, Planning, and Compliance
David A. Vogel and David S. Bernazzani
Manufacturers must test communications interfaces thoroughly and carefully to avoid problems later.
New EMC Requirements with the Updated Medical Devices Directive
The deadline for compliance with new test standards to qualify equipment for sale in the European Union is November 1, 2004.
Safety Requirements: Understanding IEC 60601-1
Leonard Eisner, Robert M. Brown, and Dan Modi
Device manufacturers must get new products to market quickly and efficiently, all while controlling the costs. A clear understanding of standards provides a vital tool for success.
PCB-Level Shielding Technology for Today's Medical Wireless World
A thermoformed, metallized plastic shielding offers an alternative to gasketing and metallic shielding enclosures.