The Excitation Properties of Nerve Membranes

  • Chun Chiang
Part of the Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience book series (ECN)


The Hodgkin-Huxley theory (1952a,b,c,d) was highly successful in the early days in explaining the change of sodium and potassium permeability of the neural membrane and enjoyed a wide acceptance.


Potassium Current Sodium Current Giant Axon Dipole Force Squid Giant Axon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chun Chiang
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  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsAcademia SinicaNankang, Taipei, TaiwanChina

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