Publications

Journal Publications

R. Kusche, A. Oltmann, and P. Rostalski
A Wearable Dual-Channel Bioimpedance Spectrometer for Real-Time Muscle Contraction Detection
IEEE Sensors Journal, 2024.
[PDF], [DOI:10.1109/JSEN.2024.3359284]

R. Kusche, J. Graßhoff, A. Oltmann, and P. Rostalski
A Multi-Channel EMG System for Spatial Measurement of Diaphragm Activities
IEEE Sensors Journal, 22, 23, 2022. (Fraunhofer IMTE Project)
[PDF], [DOI:10.1109/JSEN.2022.3213868]

J. M. Hahne, M. Markovic, L. A. Pardo, R. Kusche, M. Ryschka, and A. F. Schilling
On the Utility of Bioimpedance in the Context of Myoelectric Control
IEEE Sensors Journal, 21, 17, 2021. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI:10.1109/JSEN.2021.3090949]

R. Kusche, S. O. Schmidt, and H. Hellbrück
Indoor Positioning via Artificial Magnetic Fields
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 70, 2021. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI:10.1109/TIM.2021.3073327]

R. Kusche, and M. Ryschka
Multi-Frequency Impedance Myography: The PhaseX Effect
IEEE Sensors Journal, 21, 3, 2021. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2020.3022899], [Project]

R. Kusche, F. John, M. Cimdins, and H. Hellbrück
Contact-Free Biosignal Acquisition via Capacitive and Ultrasonic Sensors
IEEE Access, 8, 2020. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2995861], [Project]

R. Kusche, and M. Ryschka
Combining Bioimpedance and EMG Measurements for Reliable Muscle Contraction Detection
IEEE Sensors Journal, 19, 23, 11687-11696, 2019. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2936171], [Project]

R. Kusche, A.-V. Lindenberg, S. Hauschild and M. Ryschka
Aortic frequency response determination via bioimpedance plethysmography
IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., 66, 11, 3238-3246, 2019. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2019.2902721], [Project]

R. Kusche, S. Kaufmann and M. Ryschka
Dry electrodes for bioimpedance measurements – design, characterization and comparison
IOP Biomed. Phys. Eng. Express, 5, 1, 2018. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1088/2057-1976/aaea59], [Project]

R. Kusche, P. Klimach and M. Ryschka
A Multichannel Real-Time Bioimpedance Measurement Device for Pulse Wave Analysis
IEEE Trans. Biomed. Circuits Syst., 12(3), 614-622, 2018. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1109/TBCAS.2018.2812222]

R. Kusche, S. Hauschild and M. Ryschka
Galvanically Decoupled Current Source Modules for Multi-Channel Bioimpedance Measurement Systems
Electronics, 6, 90, 2017. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.3390/electronics6040090]

R. Kusche, A. Malhotra, M. Ryschka, G. Ardelt, P. Klimach and S. Kaufmann
A FPGA-Based Broadband EIT System for Complex Bioimpedance Measurement – Design and Performance Estimation
Electronics, 4, 507-525, 2015. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.3390/electronics4030507]

R. Kusche, P. Klimach, A. Malhotra, S. Kaufmann and M. Ryschka
An In-Ear Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement System Using Heart Sounds as Time Reference
Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, 1, 366-370, 2015. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1515/cdbme-2015-0090]

Conference Publications 

G. Bücken, T. Friedrich, and R. Kusche
Additively Manufactured Dry Electrodes for Biosignal Measurements
IEEE International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), Ioannina, 2022. (Fraunhofer IMTE Project)
[PDF], [DOI:10.1109/BSN56160.2022.9928526]

R. Kusche, A. Oltmann. J. Graßhoff, and P. Rostalski
Comfortable Body Surface Potential Mapping by Means of a Dry Electrode Belt
Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Glasgow, 2022. (Fraunhofer IMTE Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1109/EMBC48229.2022.9871088]

A. Oltmann, E. Petersen, R. Kusche, and P. Rostalski
Investigation of an Acceleration Pipeline for Single Fiber Action Potential Simulation
Joint Annual Conference of the Austrian, German and Swiss Societies for Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, 2022. (Fraunhofer IMTE Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1515/cdbme-2022-1069]

R. Kusche, J. Graßhoff, A. Oltmann, L. Boudnik, and P. Rostalski
A Robust Multi-Channel EMG System for Lower Back and Abdominal Muscles Training
DGBMT Annual Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Hannover, 2021. (Fraunhofer IMTE Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1515/cdbme-2021-2041], [Project]

A. Oltmann, R. Kusche, and P. Rostalski
Spatial Sensitivity of ECG Electrode Placement
DGBMT Annual Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Hannover, 2021. (Fraunhofer IMTE Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1515/cdbme-2021-2039], [Project]

F. John, R. Kusche, F. Adam, and H. Hellbrück
Differential Ultrasonic Detection of Small Objects for Underwater Applications
Oceans, Singapore, 2020. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI:10.1109/IEEECONF38699.2020.9389186]

R. Kusche and M. Ryschka
Respiration Monitoring by Combining EMG and Bioimpedance Measurements
IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic, 2018. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-9038-7_156]

R. Kusche, A.-V. Lindenberg, S. Hauschild and M. Ryschka
Aortic Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement via Heart Sounds and Impedance Plethysmography
IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic, 2018. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-9038-7_155]

R. Kusche, S. Hauschild and M. Ryschka
A Bioimpedance-Based Cardiovascular Measurement System
IUPESM World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic, 2018. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-9038-7_154]

J. Yang, R. Kusche, M. Ryschka and C. Xia
Wrist Movement Detection for Prosthesis Control using Surface EMG and Triaxial Accelerometer
10th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, Shanghai, 2017. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI: 10.1109/CISP-BMEI.2017.8302262]

R. Kusche, T. D. Adornetto, P. Klimach and M. Ryschka
A Bioimpedance Measurement System for Pulse Wave Analysis
International Workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy, Chemnitz, 2015. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF]

R. Kusche, P. Klimach, A. Malhotra, S. Kaufmann and M. Ryschka
An In-Ear Pulse Wave Velocity Measurement System Using Heart Sounds as Time Reference
Annual Conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering BMT, 2015. (TH Lübeck Project)

Scherer, R. Kusche, P. Klimach and M. Ryschka
Pulse Wave Analysis of Minuscule Ear Movements by Video Signal Processing
Annual Conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering BMT, 2015. (TH Lübeck Project)

T. Welzel, C. Debbeler, M. Graeser, S. Kaufmann, R. Kusche and K. Lüdtke-Buzug
Analyzing Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (SPIONs) Using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy
5th International Workshop on Magnetic Particle Imaging, Istanbul, 2015. (TH Lübeck Project)

R. Kusche, A. Malhotra, M. Ryschka and S. Kaufmann
A Portable In-Ear Pulse Wave Measurement System
Annual Conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering BMT, 2014. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [DOI:10.1515/bmt-2014-5011]

R. Kusche, S. Kaufmann and M. Ryschka
Design, Development and Comparison of two Different Measurements Devices for Time-Resolved Determination of Phase Shifts of Bioimpedances
Proceedings of the third Student Conference on Medical Engineering Science, 2014, p. 115-119. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [Link]

S. Kaufmann, A. Malhotra, G. Ardelt, N. Hunsche, K. Breßlein, R. Kusche and M. Ryschka
A System for In-Ear Pulse Wave Measurements
Proceedings of the third Student Conference on Medical Engineering Science, 2014, p. 271 -274. (TH Lübeck Project)
[PDF], [Link]

Patents / Applications

  • [DE 102021126194.5] Verfahren zur vektoriellen Erfassung und Verarbeitung elektromyographischer Signale. (Fraunhofer IMTE)
  • [EP 21156009.9] Verfahren zur kontaktlosen Messung wenigstens eines Vitalparameters eines Patienten. (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102020120928.2] Positionsbestimmungsverfahren.
  • [PCT/EP2020/055506] Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Detektion von Zwerchfellkontraktionen. (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102020103911.5] Verfahren zur kontaktlosen Messung wenigstens eines Vitalparameters eines Patienten. (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102019204714.9] Verfahren und Stift zur Personenidentifikation und Schrifterkennung. (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102019203052.1] Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Detektion von Zwerchfellkontraktionen (granted). (TH Lübeck)
  • [PCT/EP2019/058135] Orthesen- oder Prothesen-System und Verfahren zur Orthesen- oder Prothesensteuerung oder -regelung (granted). (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102018205306.5] Orthesen- oder Prothesen-System und Verfahren zur Orthesen- oder Prothesensteuerung oder -regelung (granted). (TH Lübeck)
  • [US 2018/0078148] Bioimpedance based pulse waveform sensing. (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102017217905.8] Orthesen- oder Prothesen-System und Verfahren zur Orthesen- oder Prothesensteuerung oder -regelung. (TH Lübeck)
  • [WO/2017/174334] Measurement method and measuring device for noninvasively measuring the aortal pulse wave velocity of a measurement subject (granted). (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102016004462] Messverfahren und Messvorrichtung zur nicht-invasiven Messung der aortalen Pulswellengeschwindigkeit einer Messperson. (TH Lübeck)
  • [EP 3042605] Method and device for measuring pulse wave velocity of a measuring person (granted). (TH Lübeck)
  • [DE 102015000328] Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Messung der Pulswellengeschwindigkeit einer Messperson. (TH Lübeck)