ALD – The Perfect thin film coating technology for electronical implants
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Digital healthcare has seen a tremendous development during past years with implantable electronics being part of ever-increasing number of treatment plans for patients. Consequently, need for advanced medical devices is rapidly expanding with ever tightening requirements as increasing number of complex therapeutic devices are implanted on the most sensitive areas of the body such as brain, spine, heart and eyes.
To ensure long lifetime and to reduce potential side effects, particular attention needs to paid to the protective and biocompatible coating providing hermetic sealing, structural integrity and corrosion resistance to protect the device from the detrimental impact due to human body environment and to prevent the device releasing harmful substances to surrounding tissue.
Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology allows fabrication of ultra-thin, highly uniform and conformal material layers to form a perfect coating for electronical implants.