|MadSci Network: Biophysics|
A TV camera actively scans the surface of the tube with an electron beam, resulting in a serial stream of data down a wire. The scanning rate and sequence is known (by design), allowing the CRT to "decode" the stream and rebuild the image. Do the light sensitive cells in the human eye respond to an active "scanning" system, or is the cell "dumping" its signal when a threshold is reached? Thanks, I've been curious for years!
Re: Does the human eye have a sampling rate? What is the sampling mechanism?
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