On the Solar Spectrum and the Color Sensitivity of the Eye

David K. Lynch, Bernard H. Soffer

The solar spectrum peaks in the green part of the spectrum, right? Wrong! It only peaks in the green when plotted in wavelength units. It peaks in the near-infrared when plotted in frequency units.

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On the Solar Spectrum and the Color Sensitivity of the Eye

David K. Lynch, Bernard H. Soffer

The solar spectrum peaks in the green part of the spectrum, right? Wrong! It only peaks in the green when plotted in wavelength units. It peaks in the near-infrared when plotted in frequency units.

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Publish Date: 01 March 1999


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