Generalized cable formalism to calculate the magnetic field of single neurons and neuronal populations.

@article{Bdard2014GeneralizedCF,
  title={Generalized cable formalism to calculate the magnetic field of single neurons and neuronal populations.},
  author={Claude B{\'e}dard and Alain Destexhe},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={
          042723
        }
}
  • C. Bédard, A. Destexhe
  • Published 9 July 2014
  • Biology
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
Neurons generate magnetic fields which can be recorded with macroscopic techniques such as magnetoencephalography. The theory that accounts for the genesis of neuronal magnetic fields involves dendritic cable structures in homogeneous resistive extracellular media. Here we generalize this model by considering dendritic cables in extracellular media with arbitrarily complex electric properties. This method is based on a multiscale mean-field theory where the neuron is considered in interaction… 
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