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The Nernst Equilibrium

  • Christoph Börgers
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Part of the Texts in Applied Mathematics book series (TAM, volume 66)

Abstract

Charged particles, namely ions, diffuse in water in the brain. There is a field of study called electro-diffusion theory concerned with the diffusion of charged particles. In this chapter, we study one electro-diffusion problem that is crucial for understanding nerve cells.

Keywords

Electrical Potential Unit Charge Cylindrical Container High Chloride Concentration Nernst Potential 
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Bibliography

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Börgers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsTufts UniversityMedfordUSA

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