The first Stiles-Crawford effect describes a pupil-dependent visibility of a narrow light beam. Here new experiments are compared with theoretical analysis of retinal waveguiding across the visible spectrum to elucidate the influence of cone pigments.
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(330.0330) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision, color, and visual optics
(330.5310) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - photoreceptors
(330.5370) Vision, color, and visual optics : Physiological optics
B. Vohnsen and D. Rativa, "Spectral and Spatial Characteristics of the First Stiles-Crawford Effect: Experiment and Theory," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWC77.
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