Vibration Analysis of Human Middle Ear with Differential Floating Mass Transducer Using Electrical Model

Ki-Woong SEONG  Eui-Sung JUNG  Hyung-Gyu LIM  Jang-Woo LEE  Min-Woo KIM  Sang-Hyo WOO  Jung-Hyun LEE  Il-Yong PARK  Jin-Ho CHO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E92-D   No.10   pp.2156-2158
Publication Date: 2009/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E92.D.2156
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology
Keyword: 
electrical model,  lumped model,  middle ear,  DFMT,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, the vibration characteristics of stapes, driven by the implanted differential floating mass transducer (DFMT) in the human middle ear, are analyzed by using an electrical model. The electrical model has been simulated by using the PSpice, in which the simulated results are compared with the experimental results by using the fabricated DFMT and the human temporal bones.