Novel Receiver for Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in a Molecular Communication Setting

Unpublished / Preprint

Publication Details

Author(s): Bartunik M, Lübke M, Unterweger H, Alexiou C, Meyer S, Ahmed D, Fischer G, Wicke W, Jamali Kooshkghazi V, Schober R, Kirchner J
Publication year: 2019
Language: English


Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) have recently been introduced as information carriers in a testbed for molecular communication (MC) in duct flow. Here, a new receiver for this testbed is presented, based on the concept of a Wheatstone bridge. The capability for a reliable transmission using the testbed and detection of the proposed receiver was evaluated by sending a text message and a 80 bit random sequence at a bit rate of 1/s, which resulted in a bit error rate of 0 %. Furthermore, the sensitivity of the device was assessed by a dilution series, which gave a limit of detectability of peaks between 0:1 to 0:5 mg/mL. Compared to the commercial susceptometer that was previously used as receiver, the new detector provides an increased sampling rate of 100 samples/s and flexibility in the dimensions of the propagation channel. Furthermore, it allows to implement both single-ended and differential signaling in SPION-bases MC testbeds  

FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Ahmed, Doaa
Lehrstuhl für Technische Elektronik
Alexiou, Christoph Prof. Dr.
Professur für Nanomedizin
Bartunik, Max
Lehrstuhl für Technische Elektronik
Fischer, Georg Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Professur für Technische Elektronik
Jamali Kooshkghazi, Vahid Dr.-Ing.
Lehrstuhl für Digitale Übertragung
Kirchner, Jens Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Technische Elektronik
Lübke, Maximilian
Lehrstuhl für Technische Elektronik
Meyer, Sebastian
Lehrstuhl für Technische Elektronik
Schober, Robert Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Lehrstuhl für Digitale Übertragung
Unterweger, Harald Dr.-Ing.
Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Klinik - Kopf- und Halschirurgie
Wicke, Wayan
Lehrstuhl für Digitale Übertragung

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