Chapter 2

Implanted Wireless Body Area Networks: Energy Management, Specific Absorption Rate and Safety Aspects

Saif ul Islam; Ghufran Ahmed; Maham Shahid; Najmul Hassan; Muhammad Riaz; Hilal Jan; Azfar Shakeel    COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Park Road, 45550, Islamabad, PakistanCapital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad Expressway, Kahuta Road, Zone-V, Islamabad, Pakistan

Abstract

Energy is an important factor to be considered especially in the cases where implantable nodes are used. This is important because it is very difficult to replace the battery of a node placed inside a body. Researchers have been trying to develop energy efficient solutions in order to save energy and to extend the overall ...

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