Ferry-Porter law

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The proposition that the critical flicker frequency increases in proportion to the logarithm of light intensity. Also called Porter's law. [Named after Edwin Sidney Ferry (1868–1956), US physicist, and Thomas Cunningham Porter (1860–1933), assistant science and mathematics master at Eton College, England, who discovered it independently]

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