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Effect of optical aberrations on the color appearance of small defocused lights

Gupta, Preeti, Guo, Huanqing, Atchison, David A., & Zele, Andrew J. (2010) Effect of optical aberrations on the color appearance of small defocused lights. Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics, Image Science & Vision, 27(5), pp. 960-967.

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Abstract

We investigated influences of optics and surround area on color appearance of defocused, small narrow band photopic lights (1’ arc diameter, λmax 510 - 628 nm) centered within a black annulus and surrounded by a white field. Participants included seven normal trichromats with L- or M-cone biased ratios. We controlled chromatic aberration with elements of a Powell achromatizing lens and corrected higher-order aberrations with an adaptive-optics system. Longitudinal chromatic aberrations, but not monochromatic aberrations, are involved in changing appearance of small lights with defocus. Surround field structure is important because color changes were not observed when lights were presented on a uniform white surround.

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ID Code: 38421
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Aberrations, Colour Vision, Ophthalmic Optics
DOI: 10.1364/JOSAA.27.000960
ISSN: 1084-7529
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Vision Science (111303)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Optometry & Vision Science
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Optical Society of America
Deposited On: 11 Nov 2010 07:49
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2012 08:34

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