Action potentials in invertebrate nerves studied by modulated light changes

M. D. McCluskey, J. J. Sable, A. J. Foust, G. Gratton, D. M. Rector

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Event-related optical signals (EROS) were obtained from electrically stimulated lobster nerves, using a modulated light source and heterodyne detection system. Changes in birefringent light intensity corresponded with electrophysiological measurements of the action potential.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528071, 9781557528070
StatePublished - 2006
EventBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006 - Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 19 2006Mar 19 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityFort Lauderdale, FL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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