10 February 1995 PulCar: an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) for an optoelectronic sensor
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Proceedings Volume 2331, Medical Sensors II and Fiber Optic Sensors; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.201245
Event: International Symposium on Biomedical Optics Europe '94, 1994, Lille, France
Abstract
In this paper, we present a design approach for an ASIC PulCar able to measure in continuous and real time heartbeat rate, and to display it. PulCar gives an audible alarm when this heartbeat rate exceeds a specified threshold. This VLSI circuit processes a digitalized analog signal, provided by an optoelectronic sensor. It is synthesized by Syncirc, a new CAD software which involves the development of the principle layout of a numerical circuit. This ASIC includes about 22,000 transistors in a 2 mm2 chip.
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Marie Covas, Jean-Noel Contensou, Thierry M. Bosch, "PulCar: an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) for an optoelectronic sensor", Proc. SPIE 2331, Medical Sensors II and Fiber Optic Sensors, (10 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201245; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.201245
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