Spectrum of electromagnetic energy

The eye is sensitive to only a narrow "window" of the electromagnetic spectrum

Figure: A section of the Electromagnetic energy spectrum showing the range of wavelengths comprising the visible spectrum (adapted from Gonzalez and Woods, 1992)

References


back.gif (279 bytes) Main Vision Page
HyperVis Table of Contents

Last modified on April 05, 1999, G. Scott Owen, owen@siggraph.org