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Author Eom, Kyungsik ♦ Kim, Jinhyung ♦ Choi, Jong Min ♦ Kang, Taekyeong ♦ Chang, Jin Woo ♦ Byun, Kyung Min ♦ Jun, Sang Beom ♦ Kim, Sung June
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Wiley-VCH
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects ♦ Biochemistry ♦ Natural history of organisms ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human anatomy, cytology, histology ♦ Human physiology ♦ Pharmacology and therapeutics ♦ Diseases ♦ Agriculture & related technologies ♦ Manufacture for specific uses ♦ Precision instruments & other devices
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Nervous System ♦ Cells ♦ Anatomy ♦ Eukaryota ♦ Organisms ♦ Inorganic Chemicals ♦ Chemicals and Drugs ♦ Diagnosis ♦ Investigative Techniques ♦ Equipment and Supplies ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment ♦ Cell Physiological Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences ♦ Natural Science Disciplines ♦ Physical Sciences ♦ Technology, Industry, and Agriculture ♦ Technology and Food and Beverages
Subject Keyword Discipline Nanotechnology ♦ Gold ♦ Chemistry ♦ Metal Nanoparticles ♦ Nanotubes ♦ Neurons ♦ Pathology ♦ Action Potentials ♦ Animals ♦ Cell Membrane ♦ Metabolism ♦ Lasers ♦ Male ♦ Microscopy, Electron, Transmission ♦ Nanotechnology ♦ Optics And Photonics ♦ Photochemistry ♦ Rats ♦ Rats, Sprague-dawley ♦ Spectrophotometry, Infrared ♦ Surface Plasmon Resonance ♦ Journal Article ♦ Research Support, Non-u.s. Gov't
Abstract An advanced optical activation of neural tissues is demonstrated using pulsed infrared light and plasmonic gold nanorods. Photothermal effect localized in plasma membrane triggers action potentials of in vivo neural tissues. Compared with conventional infrared stimulation, the suggested method can increase a neural responsivity and lower a threshold stimulation level significantly, thereby reducing a requisite radiant exposure and the concern of tissue damage.
Description Author Affiliation: Eom K ( Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-744, Republic of Korea.)
ISSN 16136810
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-10-15
Publisher Place Germany
e-ISSN 16136829
Journal Small
Volume Number 10
Issue Number 19

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Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus