Neural interferometry: first non-contact measurements of action potential-induced nerve swelling

Christopher Fang-Yen, Mark Chu, H. Sebastian Seung, Kamran Badizadegan, Ramachandra R. Dasari, Michael S. Feld

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Abstract

A novel heterodyne dual-beam interferometer is used to perform non-contact measurements of swelling displacements in a lobster nerve bundle during the action potential. Displacements are ~1-8 nm in amplitude and ~10 ms in duration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIOMED 2004
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIOMED 2004 - Miami Beach, United States
Duration: Apr 14 2004Apr 17 2004

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIOMED 2004
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMiami Beach
Period4/14/044/17/04

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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