Accession Number:

ADA156271

Title:

Immediate Visibility after Red and White Adaptation

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB GROTON CT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-04-26

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The ability to see simulated ship silhouettes and shadows within 10 seconds of looking away from either red or white light of equal brightness was measured. There were no significant differences in the ability to see such targets after adaptation to red or white light at either 0.1 or .01 fL, or when the background illumination was .09 fc or .006 fc. Keywords Red adaptation night vision periscope viewing red adaptation.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE