The Impedance of the Organ of Corti

  • George Zweig
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 87)


In previous papers (Zweig 1987, 1988) the impedance of the organ of Corti was deduced from measurements of basilar membrane motion. That impedance is the starting point for this paper. The power transfer between the organ of Corti and its harmonic traveling waves is calculated. The time delays of forces presumed to originate in outer hair cells are estimated.


Transfer Function Outer Hair Cell Tuning Curve Power Transfer Longitudinal Impedance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Zweig
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  1. 1.Hearing Research Laboratory, Signition Inc.Los AlamosUSA

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