December 1981
Volume 21, Issue 6
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Photopic and scotopic flicker sensitivity of a rod monochromat.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science December 1981, Vol.21, 877-879. doi:
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      B C Skottun, K Nordby, S Magnussen; Photopic and scotopic flicker sensitivity of a rod monochromat.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1981;21(6):877-879.

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Abstract

The sensitivity to sine-wave flicker of a rod monochromat was compared with that of a normal subject at photopic and scotopic levels of luminance. The sensitivity of the rod monochromat in the low-frequency region (below 3 Hz at scotopic levels and below 12 to 14 Hz at photopic levels) was found to be superior to that of the control. This superiority was most pronounced at photopic levels, where the rod monochromat frequently showed a two-peak sensitivity curve.

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