Medical Electronics Manufacturing
Rules of Thumb for Thermocouples in Medical Devices
Thermocouples can perform accurately and cost-effectively over a long service lifetime if they are properly matched to the application.
Sidebar: Rules of Good Thermocouple Practice
Using Lubricants to Avoid Failures in Medical Electronic Connectors
Lubricating materials with high positional stability can prevent the corrosion that threatens device reliability.
Maintaining Competitive Advantage in the Low-Volume Medical Device Market
North American makers of portable electronic devices can keep prices down by combining a careful product design strategy with judicious outsourcing.
Using FPGAs to Implement New Medical Imaging Capabilities
Field-programmable gate arrays provide data acquisition and coprocessing support for scalable cpu platforms, making more-sophisticated imaging possible.
The Convergent Processor in Multimedia-Product Design
David Katz and Rick Gentile
A device that combines control and signal-processing functionality in a unified architecture can speed product development—and time to market.
Borrowing from Ultraportable Consumer Products for Medical Electronics Design
Edmund H. Suckow
Analog switch technology and the USB port are among new options that can improve the capabilities and ease of use of small patient monitors.
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