Stimulated acoustic emissions from the human ear

HP Wit*, RJ Ritsma

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    Abstract

    The influence of stimulus frequency upon the magnitude of stimulated acoustic emissions from within the human ear was studied. Stimuli of higher frequency generate much smaller emissions (responses) than stimuli of lower frequency at the same stimulus level. For low response levels the relation between stimulus level and response level is approximately linear. High response levels rise approximately as the cube root of stimulus level. A tuning curve could be derived by suppressing emissions with a second steady tone.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)911-913
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of the Acoustical Society of America
    Volume66
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1979

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