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  • Vol. 78, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 782–786

Dynamics of color afterimages in the process of visual re-adaptation

V. V. Kolbanov  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 78, Issue 12, pp. 782-786 (2011)

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The paper presents experimental studies of the dynamics of color afterimages and the main visual functions after de-adapting light acts on the human visual system. Five series were carried out with monochromatic (laser) radiations in various regimes under mesopic and photopic conditions, as well as one series in which the field of view is acted on by broad-spectrum polychromatic radiation under scotopic conditions. A common pattern in all the series was the appearance of color afterimages, although their dynamics depended on the adaptation background and the stimulus regime.

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Original Manuscript: March 11, 2011
Published: December 31, 2011

V. V. Kolbanov, "Dynamics of color afterimages in the process of visual re-adaptation," J. Opt. Technol. 78, 782-786 (2011)

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