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Responses to Single Photons

  • M. G. F. Fuortes
  • Paul M. O’Bryan
Part of the Handbook of Sensory Physiology book series (SENSORY, volume 7 / 2)

Abstract

Responses of photoreceptor cells are usually brought about by the action of many photons. Therefore, they may reasonably be regarded as composite responses resulting from combination of numerous small responses, evoked each by the absorption of one photon.

Keywords

Single Photon Slow Wave Latency Distribution Visual Pigment Dual Nature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. F. Fuortes
    • 1
  • Paul M. O’Bryan
    • 1
  1. 1.BethesdaUSA

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