Photoreceptors are biological waveguides of light with important implications for vision and retinal imaging as evidenced by the Stiles-Crawford effects. Here waveguide models are analyzed for the characteristic directionality factors, their wavelength and eccentricity dependence.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(330.0330) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision, color, and visual optics
(330.4060) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision modeling
(330.5310) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - photoreceptors
B. Vohnsen, "Waveguide Models and the Stiles-Crawford Effects," 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 SThE5.
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