Lighting designers use photopic photometry even when applications call for lower adaptation levels. There is a need for a mesopic unit that will adequately predict visual performance for outdoor use under today’s spectrally diverse lamps.
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(330.0330) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision, color, and visual optics
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(330.7320) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision adaptation
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