Health and safety implications of new lighting technologies

David H. Sliney

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In the process of evaluation of the quality of light, and looking for compromise between the energy efficiency and quality of illumination for life it is necessary to take into account photobiological input of radiation on basis of results of the newest medical research in the field of photosensitive retinal ganglion cells as well as blue light hazard influence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)20-22
Number of pages3
JournalLight and Engineering
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Blue light hazard
  • Energy efficiency
  • Ganglion cells
  • Photobiological safety
  • Quality of light
  • Retina

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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