Commercially available phosphorescent materials are experimentally evaluated under conventional and solid-state lighting sources. The spectral and photopic properties of the sources are considered against the current ASTM test method for photoluminescent safety markings.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(330.0330) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision, color, and visual optics
(330.1730) Vision, color, and visual optics : Colorimetry
D. R. Wyble, C. C. Miller, and M. E. Nadal, "Effectiveness of Various Light Sources on the Stimulation of Phosphorescent Safety Markings," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FMJ4.
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