OvalDrive36 and OvalDrive18-ES
OvalDrive36 is a chronically implantable microdrive for rat neurophysiology experiments. Up to 36 individually movable probes (including single-unit recording electrodes, cyclic voltammetry probes, optical fibers, or fluid injection cannulae) can be targeted at multiple sites throughout the entire extent of the rat brain. With the Ovaldrive18-ES configuration, up to 18 individually moveable probes can be implanted alongside the UCLA miniscope for simultaneous electrophysiological recording and calcium imaging. A shuttle-in-groove design assures micrometer stability of probe tips over days or weeks during long-term recording experiments. OvalDrive36 is well suited for experiments employing convergent methods of electrophysiology, optogenetics, fast-scan cyclic voltammetry, and intracranial infusions of drugs or viral vectors.
- NEW!!!!! OvalDrive18-ES holds 18 driveable probes + UCLA miniscope
- for information about obtaining drives and parts contact email@example.com with subject heading 'OvalDrive36' or 'OvalDrive18-ES'
- developed at UCLA by Hugh (Tad) Blair, Rose M. DeGuzman, Andrew Howe, & Garrett Blair