Retinal wave-guides at action

Ribak 2015 image
Image: Erez Ribak, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (check with author)

Colored light is sorted and led by retinal wave-guides into light receptors at bottom. Green-red light hits the color cones for day time vision, while other colors (not shown) scatter into nearby rods, supporting night vision.

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