• US 20130241306A1
  • Filed: 03/15/2013
  • Published: 09/19/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/10/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus for use in wireless energy transfer to power an implantable medical device, the apparatus comprising:

  • a rechargeable power source configured to transmit electromagnetic energy, the power source comprising;

    a transmitting resonant coil having a first conductor; and

    an excitation coil configured to be inductively coupled to said transmitting resonant coil;

    a receiving assembly configured to be magnetic resonance coupled to the power source, the receiving assembly comprising;

    a receiving resonant coil having a second conductor; and

    a power pick-up coil configured to be inductively coupled to said receiving resonant coil.

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