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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2115–2122

Probabilistic spectral model of color halftone incorporating substrate fluorescence and interface reflections

Li Yang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 27, Issue 10, pp. 2115-2122 (2010)

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A spectral model incorporating three major physical phenomena, lateral light scattering, substrate fluorescence, and interface reflections governing light-print interaction is presented. In the model, light scattering inside a paper substrate is described by probabilities applicable for any degree of light diffusion. The concept of fluorescence enhanced transmittance has been proven very useful for extending the probability approach to prints on fluorescent substrates. The contribution of multiple internal reflections is accounted for by series expansion of fast convergence. Previously developed models like the Neugebauer equation and the Clapper–Yule model can easily be obtained as special cases of the present model.

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(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption

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Original Manuscript: May 18, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 6, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2010
Published: September 2, 2010

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Li Yang, "Probabilistic spectral model of color halftone incorporating substrate fluorescence and interface reflections," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 2115-2122 (2010)

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