Analog circuitry for the van der Pol and FitzHugh-Nagumo equations

  title={Analog circuitry for the van der Pol and FitzHugh-Nagumo equations},
  author={James P. Keener},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics},
  • J. Keener
  • Published 1983
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
An analog circuit for the FitzHugh-Nagumo equations is given that uses readily available integrated circuitry. The mathematical model for this circuit is derived, and simple analysis is given, to show how the circuit works. Specifications for a reliable and easily built analog neuron are given with components that cost only a few dollars. The circuit is useful as a research and educational device. 
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