Capacity Electrode for Chronic Stimulation

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Science  05 Aug 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3423, pp. 356
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3423.356


An electrode is described which can be used for electrical stimulation over prolonged periods without danger of contaminating tissue with electrode products. Use of a thoroughly insulated metal surface precludes all electrode processes, although a transient current can occur to stimulate the tissue.