The perception of light and colour and the physiology of vision

  title={The perception of light and colour and the physiology of vision},
  author={Chandrasekhara Venkata Sir Raman},
  journal={Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section A},
  • C. Raman
  • Published 1 December 1960
  • Art
  • Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section A
So far, in this memoir, we have concerned ourselves exclusively with the sensations excited by monochromatic radiations of different wavelengths appearing in the spectrum. The reason for this, as has already been explained in the first part of the memoir, is that only by such an approach is it possible to reach a correct understanding of the nature of the retinal processes which enable us to perceive light and colour. We shall now turn to the consideration of the more complex field which offers… 
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