Luminance-Duration Relationship in the Human ERG

  • Yutaka Tsuchida
  • Kazuo Kawasaki
  • Jerry H. Jacobson
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 24)


The Bunsen-Roscoe law, which refers to photochemical effects of light and its subjective visual correlate, Bloch’s law, indicate that when a light stimulus is shorter than a defined critical duration, the product of the intensity and the duration of the stimulus determines whether the stimulus is perceived. The product, intensity (I) x time (t) is a constant.


Conditioning Stimulus Stimulus Intensity Stimulus Duration Light Adaptation Light Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yutaka Tsuchida
    • 1
  • Kazuo Kawasaki
    • 1
  • Jerry H. Jacobson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyCornell University Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA

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