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56) 1 Foundations of Neurophysics 23 either excitatory or inhibitory, ﬂows through the “phototransistor” branch of Fig. 17. 55). Since these potentials were determined for the transmitter released by one action potential, we can consider them as impulse response functions. 57) with τ = Cm /gl as the characteristic time constant of the membrane patch. 57) is given by a Green’s function U PSP = G(t, t ) [13,18,22]. 59) k as the convolution product U PSP(t) = G(t, t ) I PSC (t) dt = G ∗ I PSC . 60) gives U PSP (t) = I0 G(t, tk ) .
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