Ideal illuminants for rod/L-cone color

  • John J. McCann
  • Published 2006 in
    Color Imaging: Processing, Hardcopy, and…


Humans see multicolor complex images with illuminants that have very low amounts of 400 to 580nm light when there is enough long-wave light greater than 590nm. Interactions between rods and long-wave (L) cones generate these colors. They are observed when there is insufficient light for a threshold response from Mand S-cones. This paper measures the… (More)
DOI: 10.1117/12.656567

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