Effects of Haidinger's brushes on visual performance

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TypeArticle
Journal titleJournal of Illuminating Engineering Society
ISSN0099-4480
Volume12
Issue3
Pages197203; # of pages: 7
SubjectLighting; photometry; visual perception; polarized light; lighting technology; photometric measurements; polarization effects correction; Lighting; Eclairage; photometrie; perception visuelle; lumiere polarisee; eclairagisme
AbstractConventional photometric measurements account for neither the degree and orientation of polarization reflected from surfaces nor the dichroic-birefringent nature of the human eye. Preliminary analyses indicate that the variability associated with visual performance data can be reduced by accounting for these polarizaiton effects. Reduction in variability is extremely small, however, indicating that it might not be practical to account for these polarization effects in such experiments. Indirect evidence for eye movements is also provided by the analyses.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-1144
NRC number22786
4376
NPARC number20358579
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