Flexible Transcutaneous Transformer for Artftficial. Heart System

H. Matsuki, M. Shiiki, K. Murakami, K. Nadehara, T. Yamamoto

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Abstract

A transcutaneous transformer, which is COID- posed of two coils, transmits electrical energy for a totally implanted artificial heart system. A flexible transformer utilizing amorphous magnetic fiber could transmit the electrical energy of 20 watts through the gap of 5mm with the efficiency over 90%. The temperature rise of the transformer was about 6°C in phantom test.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1548-1550
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume26
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Sep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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