Yu, Zhe and McKnight, Timothy E. and Ericson, M. Nance and Melechko, Anatoli V. and Simpson, Michael L. and Morrison, Barclay (2007) Vertically aligned carbon nanofiber arrays record electrophysiological signals from hippocampal slices. NANO LETTERS, 7 (8). pp. 2188-2195.
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Vertically aligned carbon nanofiber (VACNF) electrode arrays were tested for their potential application in recording neuro-electrophysiological activity. We report, for the first time, stimulation and extracellular recording of spontaneous and evoked neuroelectrical activity in organotypic hippocampal slice cultures with ultramicroelectrode VACNF arrays. Because the electrodes are carbon-based, these arrays have potential advantages over metal electrodes and could enable a variety of future applications as precise, informative, and biocompatible neural interfaces.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||vertically aligned carbon nanofibers - neuro-electrophysiological - ultramicroelectrode - arrays|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials|
|Deposited On:||07 Sep 2009 14:18|
|Last Modified:||07 Sep 2009 14:18|
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