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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1934
  • pp: 342–346

An Indirect Method for Measuring Stray Light within the Human Eye

S. HOWARD BARTLEY and GLENN A. FRY  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 24, Issue 12, pp. 342-346 (1934)

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S. HOWARD BARTLEY and GLENN A. FRY, "An Indirect Method for Measuring Stray Light within the Human Eye," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 24, 342-346 (1934)

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  1. The contribution of the senior author was made possible by a grant-in-aid from the Rockefeller Foundation for Research in Neurophysiology.
  2. National Research Fellow in the Biological Sciences.
  3. Work not yet published.
  4. H. Helson and J. P. Guilford, The Relation of Visual Sensitivity to the Amount of Retinal Pigmentation, J. Gen. Psych. 9, 58–76 (1933).
  5. P. W. Cobb, The Effect on foveal vision of Bright Surroundings—II, Psych. Rev. 21, 23–32 (1914).
  6. F. A. Geldard, Brightness Contrast and Heyman's Law, J. Gen. Psych. 5, 191–206 (1931).
  7. We have used the unit, photon, as defined by Troland as the retinal illumination produced by a surface having a brightness of 1 c per sq. m when the pupillary aperture is 1 sq. mm (L. F. Troland, On the Measurement of Visual Stimulation Intensities, J. Exper. Psych. 2, 1–33 (1917)).

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