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Irregularities in the flicker sensitivity curve.
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PMID:  20700186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The flicker sensitivity of the human eye may be characterized by the De Lange curve (temporal modulation transfer function plot). In the curves of two out of eight observers, D. H. Kelly [J. Opt. Soc. Am. 52,940-947 (1962)] found three peaks instead of one, as had been reported in previous publications, and suggested that they are related to the three mechanisms of color vision. Several investigations have been based on this suggestion, but there has been no confirmation of his observation. In this paper, a new measuring method was devised and the existence of the peaks was confirmed, but the hypothesis that they are related to color processes was questioned.
V Van Toi; C W Burckhardt; P A Grounauer
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
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Created Date:  2010-08-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2113-20     Citation Subset:  -    
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