Ultra-nanocrystalline diamond electrodes: optimization towards neural stimulation applications
David J Garrett, Kumaravelu Ganesan, Alastair Stacey, Kate Fox, Hamish Meffin, Steven Prawer
Journal of Neural Engineering | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2012
The authors wish to acknowledge the contribution of Dr Stephen P Best, Chemistry Department, University of Melbourne for the use of the potentiostat, Dr Jiri Cervenka, Physics Department, University of Melbourne for collecting Raman Data, Xiaofei Alex Duan, Department of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, for collection of and assistance with interpretation of XPS data and Ahmed Farid Halima for preliminary work establishing N-UNCD diamond films. The authors wish to acknowledge the Electron Microscopy unit of Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne for assistance with electron microscopy. NICTA is funded by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and the Australian Research Council through the ICT Centre of Excellence program. This research was supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) through its Special Research Initiative (SRI) in Bionic Vision Science and Technology grant to Bionic Vision Australia (BVA).