Multispectral estimation of retinal photoreceptoral inputs

Salvador Bara, Maria Angeles Bonmati-Carrion, Juan Antonio Madrid, Maria Angeles Rol, Jaime Zamorano

Abstract


Integrated multispectral devices provide convenient means for assessing the inputs to the five known photoreceptors present in the human retina. These photoreceptors drive relevant visual and non-visual pathways that control key aspects of human physiology. In this Letter we show that standard metrics of retinal photoreceptoral exposure can be quantitatively estimated, to within a 5%, by means of 12 multispectral channels, 20 nm wide (FWHM), distributed across the visible range.

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Photonics Letters of Poland - A Publication of the Photonics Society of Poland
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