Without case studies and scientific research, the effectiveness of any technology cannot be conclusively proven. To objectively demonstrate the capabilities of MC10’s biometric sensors, we have collected the following articles. We invite you to browse these resources to learn more about the power of MC10’s groundbreaking hardware and software systems as well as the future of healthcare analytics in general.

Foundational Technologies
  • Hsu, Y.-Y., Lucas, K., Davis, D., Elolampi, B., Ghaffari, R., Rafferty, C. and Dowling, K. (2013) A novel strain relief design for multilayer thin film stretchable interconnects. IEEE Trans. Electron Devices. 60:2338-2345.
  • Hsu, Y.-Y., Lucas, K., Davis, D., Ghaffari, R., Elolampi, B., Dalal, M., Work, J., Lee, S., Rafferty, C. and Dowling, K. (2013) Design for reliability of multilayer thin film stretchable interconnects. IEEE Electronic Components & Technology Conf. 623-628.
  • Ghaffari, R., Schlatka, B., Balooch, G., Huang, Y. and Rogers, J. A. (2013) Reinventing biointegrated devices. Materials Today 16:156-157.
  • Song, D., Lee, J., Qiao, S., Ghaffari, R. et al. (2014) Multifunctional wearable devices for diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders. Nature Nanotechnology 9:397-404.
  • Wei, P., Raj, M… and Ghaffari, R. (2014) A stretchable and flexible system for skin-mounted measurement of motion tracking and physiological signals. IEEE EMBC.
  • Hsu, Y.-Y., Papkyrikos, C., Liu, D., Wang, X., Raj, M., Zhang, B. and Ghaffari, R. (2014). Design for reliability of multi-layer stretchable interconnects. J. Micromechanics and Microengineering. 24:95014-95020
  • Kim, J… Ghaffari, R., Huang, Y., Gupta, S., Paik, U. and Rogers, J.A. (2015) Epidermal electronics with advanced capabilities in near field communication. Small.doi: 10.1002/smll.201402495.
  • Choi, S., Lee, H., Ghaffari, R., Hyeon, T. and Kim, D. H. (2016) Recent advances in flexible and stretchable bioelectronics devices integrated with nanomaterials. Adv Materials. doi: 10.1002/adma.201504150.
  • Rogers, J. A., Ghaffari, R. and Kim, D. H. (2016) Stretchable Bioelectronics for Medical Devices and Systems. Springer Publisher. ISBN 978-3-319-28694-5
  • Raj, M.,… and Ghaffari, R. (2016) Multifunctional epidermal sensor systems with ultrathin encapsulation packaging for health monitoring. In Book: Stretchable Bioelectronics for Medical Devices and Systems.  Springer Publisher. ISBN 978-3-319-28694-5.
Exploratory Sensor Technologies
  • Kim, D.-H., Lu, N., Ghaffari, R. et al. (2011) Multifunctional stretchable devices on compliant balloon catheters for in-vivo electrophysiological mapping and ablation therapy. Nature Materials 10(4), 316-323. PMID: 21378969
  • Kim, R.-H., Kim, D.-H., Xiao, J., Kim, B.-H., Park, S.-I., Panilaitis, B., Ghaffari, R., et al (2010) Waterproof AlInGaP optoelectronics on flexible tubing, sutures, gloves, and other unusual substrates, with applications examples in biomedicine and robotics. Nature Materials 9(11): 929-37. PMID: 20953185
  • Slepian, M., Ghaffari, R. and Rogers, J. A. (2011) Multifunctional balloon catheters of the future. Interventional Cardiology 3(4), 417-419.
  • Kim, D.-H., Lu, N., Ghaffari, R. and Rogers, J. A. (2012) Inorganic semiconductor nanomaterials for flexible and stretchable biointegrated devices. NPG Asia Materials 4, e15, doi: 10.1038/am.2012.27.
  • Kim, D.-H., Ghaffari, R., Lu, N. and Rogers, J. A. (2012) Flexible and stretchable electronics for biointegrated devices. Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng. 14:113-1128.
  • Kim, D.-H., Wang, S., Keum, H., Ghaffari, R., et al. (2012) Thin, flexible sensors and actuators integrated in surgical sutures for targeted wound monitoring and therapy. Smalldoi: 10.1002/smll.201200933.
  • Kim, D.-H., Ghaffari, R. et al (2012) Electronic sensor and actuator webs for large-area complex geometry cardiac mapping and therapy. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 109:19910-19915.
  • Chung, H.-J., Sulkin, M. S., Kim, J.-S., Goudeseune, C., Chao, H.-Y, Song, J.-W., Yang, S.-Y., Hsu, Y.-Y., Ghaffari, R., Efimov, I. R. and Rogers, J. A. (2013) Ultrathin, stretchable, multiplexing pH sensor arrays on biomedical devices with demonstrations on rabbit and human hearts undergoing ischemia. Advanced Healthcare Materials DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201300124.
  • Su, Y., Liu, Z., Ghaffari, R., Wang, S., Hwang, K.C., Rogers, J. A. and Huang, Y. (2014) Mechanics of stretchable electronics on balloon catheter under extreme deformation. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 51: 1555-1561.
  • Dagdeviren, C., … Ghaffari, R., Huang, Y., Slepian, M. J. and Rogers, J. A. (2014) Conformal, multilayer piezoelectric energy harvesting and storage from motions of the heart, lung and diaphragm. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 111:1927-1932.
  • Kim, J., Lee, M., Shim, H. J., Ghaffari, R. et al. (2014) Stretchable silicon nanoribbon electronics for skin prosthesis. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6747
  • Son, D., Lee, J., Lee, D. J., Ghaffari, R., et al. (2015) Bioresorbable electronic stent integrated with therapeutic nanoparticles for endovascular diseases. ACS Nano.
  • Swanson, C. D., Lee, S., Aranyosi, A. J., Tien, B., Chan, C., Wong, M., Lowe, J., Jain, S. and Ghaffari, R. (2015) Rapid light transmittance measurements in paper-based microfluidic devices. Sensing and Biosensing Research. 5:55-61.
  • Dagdeviren, C., Shi, Y., Joe, P. Ghaffari, R., et al. (2015) Conformal piezoelectric systems for clinical and experimental characterization of soft tissue biomechanics. Nature Materials. DOI: 10.1038/nmat4289.
  • Choi, M.K., Park, O.K., Choi, C., Qiao, S., Ghaffari, R., et al. (2015) Cephalopod-Inspired Miniaturized Suction Cups for Smart Medical Skin. Advanced Healthcare Materials. DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201500285.
  • Lee, S., Klinker, L… and Ghaffari, R. (2015) Catheter-Based Systems With Integrated Stretchable Sensors and Conductors in Cardiac Electrophysiology. Proceedings of the IEEE. 103:682-689.
  • Klinker, L., Lee, S… and Ghaffari, R. (2015) Balloon catheters with integrated stretchable electronics for electrical stimulation, ablation and blood flow monitoring. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 3:45-54.
  • Lee, H., Lee, Y., Song, C., Cho, H. R., Ghaffari, R. et al. (2015) An endoscope with integrated transparent bioelectronics and theranostic nanoparticles for colon cancer treatment. Nature Communications. 6:10059.
  • Lee, S., … Ghaffari, R., and Swanson, C. D. (2016) Flexible opto-electronics enabled microfluidics systems with cloud connectivity for point-of-care micronutrient analysis. Biosens. Bioelectron. 78:290-299.
  • Lee, H., Choi, T. K., Lee, Y. B., Cho, R., Ghaffari, R. et al. (2016) A graphene-based electrochemical device with thermoresponsive microneedles for diabetes monitoring and therapy. Nature Nanotechnology doi: 10.1038/nnano.2016.38.