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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 14 — Jul. 14, 2014
  • pp: 16802–16818

Artwork visualization using a solid-state lighting engine with controlled photochemical safety

Arūnas Tuzikas, Artūras Žukauskas, Rimantas Vaicekauksas, Andrius Petrulis, Pranciškus Vitta, and Michael Shur  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 14, pp. 16802-16818 (2014)

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A concept of a solid-state lighting engine for artwork-specific illumination with controlled photochemical safety is introduced. The engine is based on a tetrachromatic cluster of colored light-emitting diodes wirelessly controlled via an external smart device. By using an instantaneous dimming functionality, the driving software allows for maintaining the damage irradiance relevant to a particular type of photosensitive artwork material at a constant value, while varying the chromaticity and color rendition properties of the generated light. The effect of the constant damage irradiance on the visual impression from artworks is demonstrated for the lighting engine operating in three modes, such as selecting color temperature, tuning color saturating ability, and shifting chromaticity outside white light locus, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(330.1690) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering
(350.5130) Other areas of optics : Photochemistry
(330.1715) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color, rendering and metamerism
(160.5335) Materials : Photosensitive materials

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: May 5, 2014
Revised Manuscript: June 20, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 23, 2014
Published: July 1, 2014

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Arūnas Tuzikas, Artūras Žukauskas, Rimantas Vaicekauksas, Andrius Petrulis, Pranciškus Vitta, and Michael Shur, "Artwork visualization using a solid-state lighting engine with controlled photochemical safety," Opt. Express 22, 16802-16818 (2014)

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