Triggered Initiation of Retrograde Wave Propagation in a Cable of FitzHugh-Nagumo Cells

  • Katsumi Tateno
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8228)


We studied a triggered initiation of retrograde propagation of an action potential in a one-dimensional cable of FitzHugh-Nagumo models. The triggered events occurred in the phase-dependent manner. A single stimulation induced alternation in action potential duration at the peripheral part of the pacemaker elements. The retrograde propagation automatically stopped.


Triggered event FitzHugh-Nagumo model Wave propagation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katsumi Tateno
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  1. 1.Department of Brain Science and EngineeringKyushu Institute of TechnologyKitakyushuJapan

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