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Journal of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 963187, 5 pages
Research Article

A Self-Powered Medical Device for Blood Irradiation Therapy

Faculty of Engineering, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan 52900, Israel

Received 4 March 2012; Accepted 7 May 2012

Academic Editor: Pietro Ferraro

Copyright © 2012 Avigail D. Amsel et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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