optical mixing

optical mixing

The visual mixing of colors performed by the eye from a distance, e.g. dabs of blue and yellow paint combine to give the sensation of green.
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Makrolon[R] RW6267X polycarbonate is utilized in the lamp's optical mixing chamber, the area between the internal LED and the outer lens.
The neo-impressionists instituted a new form of impressionism based on two theories of color relationships presented by the French chemist Michel Eugene Chevreul: optical mixing, in which two juxtaposed colors can be seen to blend together to suggest a third, and simultaneous contrast, in which the perception of a particular hue is influenced by the ones that are placed next to it.
NEC developed a device for suppressing optical mixing (crosstalk) from undesired signals that occurs when switching between multiple optical signals within a switch.
To a great extent, the look of Krushenick's paintings remained remarkably consistent across the thirty-seven-year span covered by this selection: a limited palette of groovily bright and punchy colors; a combination of large areas of uninflected color with (often stripelike) patterning; blunt but dynamic compositions; forms outlined, cartoon like, in black, ostensibly to prevent optical mixing of hues.
Beyond any optical mixing, his light seems to exist in our dazzled eyes.