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Visibility curves by direct comparison in a 10 degree field at 1000 Td.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3989611     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twenty-four observers matched monochromatic lights to a white reference light in a 10 degree field. The retinal illuminance was 1000 Td over most of the spectrum. Twelve persons' visibility curves were more or less additive and resembled the y10 color-matching function of the CIE. Eight others had a double-peaked function, which failed badly to obey Abney's law. The remaining four were more additive, although their curves were broader than y10.
D A Palmer
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics and image science     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0740-3232     ISO Abbreviation:  J Opt Soc Am A     Publication Date:  1985 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-06-12     Completed Date:  1985-06-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8402086     Medline TA:  J Opt Soc Am A     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  578-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Color Perception
Visual Perception*

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