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Implantable sensor

Inventors:D. Delbeke , R. Baets , W. Bogaerts , E.M.P. Ryckeboer
Title: Implantable sensor
Patent Nr: US-US9532738B2 (Granted, 12/2009)


A sensor is described for sensing a substance such as for example glucose. The sensor is implantable in the body of a living creature. The sensor comprises a photonic integrated circuit, e.g. silicon-photonics, based radiation processor for spectrally processing radiation interacting with the sample. A continuous monitoring system also is described using such a sensor.

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