Rod response to sinusoidally flickering light

Toyoda, J.-I. and Coles, J. A. (1975) Rod response to sinusoidally flickering light. Vision Research, 15(8-9), pp. 981-983. (doi:10.1016/0042-6989(75)90240-0)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0042-6989(75)90240-0

Abstract

The dynamic characteristics of the rod response were studied in the bullfrog retina by means of a sinusoidally modulated light stimulus. The gain and phase characteristics at different background light intensities were simulated by a linear model comprizing four cascading RC-filter stages. It was concluded that the rod response becomes faster when the background light intensity is increased and that this change in the frequency characteristics can be expressed quantitatively by the time constant of the RC-filters.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Coles, Dr Jonathan
Authors: Toyoda, J.-I., and Coles, J. A.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Vision Research
Publisher:Pergamon
ISSN:0042-6989
ISSN (Online):1878-5646

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