[Neuroscience] Re: Constant Current Vs. Constant Voltage stimulators.

Christian Wilms via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by usenet02 from out-of-phase.de)
Fri Feb 23 06:10:02 EST 2007

ian.vitro <ian.vitro from gmail.com> wrote:

> Also depends on what you want to measure - under constant current, you
> measure changes in membrane voltage in response to stimuli; under
> voltage clamp you can examine currents.

OK, maybe I was assuming the wrong thing here: I thought we were talking
about extracellular stimulation.

The differences between voltage-clamping and voltage-recording require a
much more thorough discussion of course.

All the best,


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