Physarum Wires, Sensors and Oscillators

  title={Physarum Wires, Sensors and Oscillators},
  author={Andrew Adamatzky},
To make an electronic wetware device doing something useful we need sensors to input information, wires to transfer information between distant parts of the devices, and an oscillator to act as a clock and synchronise the device. We show how slime mould wires, optical colour and tactile sensors and oscillators can be made. A Physarum wire is a protoplasmic tube. Given two pins to be connected by a wire, we place a piece of slime mould at one pin and an attractant at another pin. Physarum… CONTINUE READING
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