Light Stimulus and Human Eye

  • Talha ErdemEmail author
  • Hilmi Volkan Demir
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


In this Chapter, we summarize the structure of the human eye and introduce the sensitivity functions of various photoreceptors and present the visual regimes and corresponding eye sensitivity functions.


Human eye Eye sensitivity function Colorimetry Photometry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cavendish LaboratoryUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, and School of Materials Science and EngineeringNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  3. 3.Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology (UNAM)Bilkent UniversityÇankayaTurkey

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