Biological effects of light: Can self-luminous displays play a role?

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Light is the major synchronizer of arcadian rhythms to local time on earth. Light can also elicit an acute alerting effect on humans. This paper discusses lighting characteristics that affect the circadian system and how self-luminous displays can be used to promote entxainment and alertness.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)302-305
Number of pages4
JournalDigest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventSID Symposium, Seminar, and Exhibition 2017, Display Week 2017 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: 21 May 201726 May 2017


  • Blue light
  • Circadian disruption
  • Circadian rhythms
  • Melatonin levels
  • Sleep


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