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  • Vol. 4, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1979
  • pp: 306–308

Orientation selectivity in detection of chromatic gratings

R. Frank Quick, Jr. and Robert N. Lucas  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 4, Issue 9, pp. 306-308 (1979)

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Vertical and horizontal equiluminance gratings (red–green and blue–yellow at 1 or 3 cycles per degree) act independently in contrast-threshold measurements. This suggests that detection of such patterns takes place in color-sensitive neural structures with orientational specificity.

© 1979 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 21, 1979
Published: September 1, 1979

R. Frank Quick and Robert N. Lucas, "Orientation selectivity in detection of chromatic gratings," Opt. Lett. 4, 306-308 (1979)

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