Accession Number : AD0670053

Title :   PROBLEMS IN THE SPECIFICATION OF LUMINOUS EFFICIENCY.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Apr-May 68,

Corporate Author : KANSAS STATE UNIV MANHATTAN DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Brown,John Lott

Report Date : MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Problems of specifying luminous efficiency are considered in relation to the entire range of visual function from scotopic to photopic. The changing spectral response which accompanies changing adaptation and changing nature of the visual task is taken into account. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VISUAL PERCEPTION, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY)), (*ILLUMINATION, VISUAL PERCEPTION), HUMANS, ANIMALS, RETINA, LOW LIGHT LEVELS, BRIGHTNESS, COLOR VISION, RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), VISUAL ACUITY, SENSITIVITY, TIME, THRESHOLDS(PHYSIOLOGY), EFFICIENCY, ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA, VISIBLE SPECTRA, MONOCHROMATIC LIGHT, NIGHT VISION

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE