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Laser Interferometric Measurement of Basilar Membrane Vibrations in Cats Using a Round Window Approach

  • S. M. Khanna
  • D. G. B. Leonard
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 31)

Abstract

A comparative method of interferometric measurement was developed to measure basilar membrane vibrations. In this method simultaneous measurements are made on the object to be measured and on a reference mirror vibrating with a known amplitude.

Keywords

Sound Pressure Level Basilar Membrane Round Window Auditory Nerve Fiber Cochlear Microphonic 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Khanna
    • 1
  • D. G. B. Leonard
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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