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  • Vol. 58, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1968
  • pp: 1296–1298

Standard Observer for Large-Field Photometry at any Level

D. A. PALMER  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 58, Issue 9, pp. 1296-1298 (1968)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.58.001296


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Abstract

An empirical formula can express the equivalent luminance of any light as a function of the scotopic and photopic luminances. Tests show the suitability of this standard observer for large-field photometry at any level. A restriction on the use of the term equivalent luminance is suggested.

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D. A. PALMER, "Standard Observer for Large-Field Photometry at any Level," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 58, 1296-1298 (1968)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-58-9-1296


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References

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