LIGHTING SCIENCE: COLOR
|Publication Date:||1 January 2021|
This document covers the basics of color science, including color vision fundamentals and an overview of colorimetry. It also describes color terminology, color properties of light sources, and the use of color in applied lighting, which includes discussions of common color metrics. This document is not meant as a substitute for more comprehensive literature on this topic or for the standards that are referenced within; instead, it is meant to provide general knowledge to a lighting practitioner and direct readers to appropriate material. It focuses on practical use, rather than acting as a historical record.