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Effects of light on electrical excitation of the human eye

Lorrin Andrews Riggs

Effects of light on electrical excitation of the human eye

by Lorrin Andrews Riggs

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Published by American Psychology Association in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Color vision,
  • Phosphenes,
  • Electrophysiology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lorrin A. Riggs, Janet C. Cornsweet, and Warren G. Lewis.
    SeriesPsychological monographs, general and applied,, v. 71, no. 5, whole no. 434
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1 .P8 vol. 71, no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6219055M
    LC Control Number57003056
    OCLC/WorldCa3985325

      The Power of Light. Light is by far the most important synchronizer of human circadian rhythms, or body clocks, Czeisler lized cells in the retina are finely tuned to respond to the. A corona discharge is an electrical discharge caused by the ionization of a fluid such as air surrounding a conductor carrying a high voltage. It represents a local region where the air (or other fluid) has undergone electrical breakdown and become conductive, allowing charge to continuously leak off the conductor into the air. A corona occurs at locations where the strength of the electric.

      Causes of light flashes in the eye. Photopsia is the symptom of seeing flashes of light and is essentially harmless, but it may be a sign of more . Light-emitting diodes, more commonly called LEDs, are used in a variety of ways, including in automotive and home lighting, video displays and traffic signals. LEDs are energy efficient and can last up to three years. They’re also easier to recycle than the compact fluorescent lighting bulbs due .

    The pupil is an opening that lets light into your eye. Since most of the light entering your eye does not escape, your pupil appears black. In dim light, your pupil expands to allow more light to enter your eye. In bright light, it contracts. Your pupil can range in diameter . Phase-dependent response of the human circadian system to light. Studies of the effects of light on the circadian system of insects, plants, and animals conducted from the late ’s through the ’s had demonstrated that the timing of a light stimulus has an important influence on the direction and magnitude of response to that stimulus (25–28).


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Riggs, Lorrin A. Effects of light on electrical excitation of the human eye. Washington, American Psychological Assn., The silicon eye chips contain approximately 3, miniature light detectors attached to metal electrodes that mimic the function of the human rods and cones.

The light detectors absorb incident light refracted by the cornea and lens and produce a small quantity of electrical. Blue light has the shortest wavelengths detectable by the human eye. The sun produces blue light along with the other colors of the spectrum, and so we are exposed to it naturally.

But exposure to intense amounts of blue light may be harmful to the eyes. Since UV light is blocked by the lens inside the eye it is the visible light that can harm the retina. Since it is thought that blue light can damage the retina, ophthalmologists can now offer blue-blocking lens implants when performing cataract surgery.

While these may be helpful, the same effect can be achieved by wearing sunglasses. Light, electromagnetic radiation that can be detected by the human omagnetic radiation occurs over an extremely wide range of wavelengths, from gamma rays with wavelengths less than about 1 × 10 −11 metre to radio waves measured in metres.

Within that broad spectrum the wavelengths visible to humans occupy a very narrow band, from about nanometres (nm; billionths of a metre. Nervous System. The effects of radiation on nervous tissues have been a subject of active investigation since changes in animal behavior and nerve electrical properties were first reported in the Soviet Union during the s and s.

1 RF radiation is reported to affect isolated nerve preparations, the central nervous system, brain chemistry and histology, and the blood-brain barrier. Unlike X-rays, ultraviolet radiation has a low power of penetration; hence, its direct effects on the human body are limited to the surface direct effects include reddening of the skin (), pigmentation development (suntan), aging, and carcinogenic iolet sunburns can be mild, causing only redness and tenderness, or they can be so severe as to produce blisters, swelling.

As already noted by Arnheim (), by a perceptual point of view, human eye is not able to distinguish be-tween the reflection power of an object and its real light emanation: eyes receives only the final result by a s-ge taltic impression, that is the intensity of light perceived within the visual field by the human: this is the reason.

There are actually 3 different types of ultraviolet light, known as UV-C, UV-A, and UV-B. UV-A and UV-B are the light waves that affect the skin and eyes. UV-C light thankfully gets absorbed by the ozone layers, so it’s not one you have to worry about.

Each light sits somewhere along the visible light. A vision researcher from Complutense University in Madrid reports that exposure to LED lights can cause irreparable damage to the retinas of the human eye, UPI reports.

The light from LEDs, or. Artificial light is composed of visible light as well as some ultraviolet (UV) and infrared (IR) radiations, and there is a concern that the emission levels of some lamps could be harmful for the skin and the eyes.

Both natural and artificial light can also disrupt the human body clock and the hormonal system, and this can cause health problems. The iris has two muscles: The dilator muscle makes the iris smaller and therefore the pupil larger, allowing more light into the eye; the sphincter muscle makes the iris larger and the pupil smaller, allowing less light into the eye.

Pupil size can change from 2 millimeters to 8 millimeters. This means that by changing the size of the pupil, the eye can change the amount of light that enters. It has long been known that light exerts powerful effects on the brain and on our well-being.

Light is not only required for vision but is also essential for a wide range of “non-visual. You’ll notice teary or cloudy eyes, unusual sensitivity to light, and enlarged corneas. It can affect one or both eyes. Continued. Macular degeneration: Dim or wavy vision, especially when you.

Other studies demonstrated that the response of the human eye has the characteristic of a band-pass filter between Hz and 35 Hz, with maximum sensitivity to the luminous flux at a frequency around 8 Hz to 9 Hz.

For incandescent light sources, voltage fluctuations of around % of the average value are detected at this frequency. The light-induced effects of serotonin are triggered by sunlight that goes in through the eye. Sunlight cues special areas in the retina, which triggers the release of serotonin.

Traditional paper books with dim incandescent bedside lighting reflected off the pages of the book expose the readers to a low-intensity tungsten light with a yellow–red spectrum that has little impact on sleep. In comparison, the same book read in electronic format will provide a very different light signal with biological effects.

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The human eye does not respond to a light spectrum like a laboratory instrument would. A plot of human eye color sensitivity is shown in Figure 2. This means that the color observed by a person may not be the same as the color emitted by the light source. This creates a problem in choosing or designing artificial light sources since.

The human eye is sensitive to all of the radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum, especially if that radiation is at very high levels of intensity.

Exposure to intense electromagnetic radiation, including infrared radiation, can damage the lens and cornea of the eye. This is one reason why staring at the sun is harmful (and unintelligent). Under nm of excitation, because the original peak from the LED chip is more easily eliminated owing to the stronger absorption ability and the human eye is not sensitive to residual nm ultraviolet light.

The main color perceived by the human eye is visible red light, which leads to excellent red-light quality even at a low QD.Diagram of the Human Eye: The cornea and lens of an eye act together to form a real image on the light-sensing retina, which has its densest concentration of receptors in the fovea and a blind spot over the optic power of the lens of an eye is adjustable to provide an image on the retina for varying object distances.

Layers of tissues with varying indices of refraction in the lens.Electrodynamics is the physics of electromagnetic radiation, and electromagnetism is the physical phenomenon associated with the theory of electrodynamics.

Electric and magnetic fields obey the properties ofa field due to any particular particle or time-varying electric or magnetic field contributes to the fields present in the same space due to other causes.