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A human brain is composed of neuronal networks with ~1012 neurons connected by about 1 quadrillion (1015) synapses. Synapses conduct signals between neurons in an ever-changing manner. The effect of a signal transmitted synaptically from one neuron to another can vary enormously, depending on the recent history of activity at either or both sides of the synapse, and such variations can last from milliseconds to months. Activity-dependent changes in synaptic trans-mission arise from a large number of mechanisms known collectively as synaptic plasticity.



Plasticity of synapse is key idea of human-brain memory formation and learning. Long-term changes in the transmission properties of synapses provide a physiological substrate for learning and memory, whereas short-term changes support a variety of computations.



We are interested in developing synaptic electronic devices with low-power consumption, low-cost, and extremely high flexibility that mimics the soft human organisms.


 

Flexible Bio-Electronics

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