- The introduction to cochlear mechanics is based, in part, on the article
"Micromechanical models of the cochlea"
by Jont B. Allen and Stephen T. Neely in Physics Today (July, 1992).
- The image in "ear.jpg"
is from Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia, which is a product of
Proteus Enterprises, Inc. phone: 630-530-0300, fax: 630-530-1123,
- The image in "cochlea.jpg"
appeared on an advertisement for "betaserc"
(a medication for the treatment of Meniere's disease) distributed
(circa 1990) by Philips-Duphar. In 1992, according to their web site
"Philips-Duphar" became "proAGRO", a
manufacturer of agricultural chemicals. Betaserc now appears
to be a product of "Solvay Products" (
It's not clear who (if anyone) now owns the rights
to the cochlea image.