3. Neuromorphic Electronic Design

  1. Ranu Jung PhD2,3
  1. Francesco Tenore and
  2. Ralph Etienne-Cummings

Published Online: 12 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527639366.ch3

Biohybrid Systems: Nerves, Interfaces, and Machines

Biohybrid Systems: Nerves, Interfaces, and Machines

How to Cite

Tenore, F. and Etienne-Cummings, R. (2011) Neuromorphic Electronic Design, in Biohybrid Systems: Nerves, Interfaces, and Machines (ed R. Jung), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527639366.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Florida International University, College of Engineering and Computing, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 10555 W. Flagler Street, EC 2602, Miami, FL 33174, USA

  2. 3

    Arizona State University, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Center for Adaptive Neural Systems, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA

Author Information

  1. The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 105 Barton Hall, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409495

Online ISBN: 9783527639366



  • neuronal behavior;
  • neuromorphic engineering;
  • operational transconductance amplifier;
  • photoreceptors;
  • silicon cochlea;
  • silicon neuron;
  • silicon retina


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Choices for Neuromorphic Circuits: Digital versus Analogue

  • The Breadth of Neuromorphic Systems

  • The Fundamental Processing Unit: The Neuron

  • Sensing the Environment

  • Conclusions

  • Resources

  • References