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Light-activated, Ultrasmall Electrodes Could Make for Safer Neural Stimulation

News   Feb 18, 2019 | Original Press Release from the University of Pittsburgh

 
Ultrasmall Electrodes Could Make for Safer Neural Stimulation

A laser shining onto an untethered, ultrasmall carbon fiber electrode to stimulate neurons via the photoelectric effect. Credit: J. Mater. Chem. B, 2015,3, 4965-4978 - Reproduced by permission of The Royal Society of Chemistry.

 
 
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