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Color Quality and Spectra

Published

Author(s)

Yoshihiro Ohno, Wendy L. Davis

Abstract

Color quality, including white light chromaticity and color rendering performance, as well as luminous efficacy of radiation, for illumination sources are introduced. Spectral design considerations for white LED and solid-state lighting products to achieve high color quality, as well as high energy efficiency, are discussed.
Citation
Photonics Spectra
Volume
July

Keywords

color rendering, color quality, colorimetry, luminous efficacy, color

Citation

Ohno, Y. and Davis, W. (2008), Color Quality and Spectra, Photonics Spectra, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=842492 (Accessed February 20, 2024)
Created July 1, 2008, Updated February 17, 2017