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A STANDARDIZED LANTERN FOR TESTING COLOUR VISION
  1. L. C. Martin, D.I.C., A.R.C.S., D.Sc., Assistant-Professor
  1. Technical-Optics Section, Imperial College of Science and Technology

    Abstract

    A Lantern for lesting Colour-Vision is arranged to show test colours in pairs as in the Board of Trade Lantern. It is adapted to use electric light, and is standardized by stringent testing. The paper discusses the experiments and considerations which led to the formulation of the allowable tolerances in the transmission and colour co-ordinate specifications of the filters, the colour temperature of the lamps and so on. The results of tests on normal and colour-defective subjects are described.

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