Basilar membrane motion in the pigeon measured with the Mössbauer technique

@article{Gummer1987BasilarMM,
  title={Basilar membrane motion in the pigeon measured with the M{\"o}ssbauer technique},
  author={A. Gummer and J. Smolders and R. Klinke},
  journal={Hearing Research},
  year={1987},
  volume={29},
  pages={63-92}
}
Vibration measurements were made of the basilar membrane (BM), limbi and columella footplate (CFP) of pigeon using the Mössbauer technique. Recordings were located at 0.23-1.33 mm from the basal end of the BM. The existence of a travelling wave mode, propagating from base to apex, was established for papillae in apparently good physiological condition. For these papillae the characteristic frequency (CF) of the BM isovelocity (0.08 mm X s-1) response was an exponential function of distance with… Expand
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