A biphasic radio-controlled stimulator

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Abstract

A stimulator is described which generates biphasic, 100-Hz square wave pulses. The stimulator is small enough to be mounted on the skull of the rat. The stimulator design allows remote control of pulse-train duration and interpulse-train interval; stimulation current is adjusted by a potentiometer on the stimulator. Some of the difficulties associated with the use of monophasic stimulators are discussed, and it is suggested that the use of radio-controlled stimulators may eliminate the problem of crosstalk.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-269
Number of pages3
JournalPhysiology and Behavior
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1971
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Apparatus
  • Brain stimulation
  • Telemetry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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