Direct detection of a single photon by humans

" ... probability of reporting a single photon is modulated by the presence of an earlier photon, suggesting a priming process that temporarily enhances the effective gain of the visual system on the timescale of seconds." {Credits 1}

{Credits 1} 🎪 Tinsley, J., Molodtsov, M., Prevedel, R. et al. Direct detection of a single photon by humans. Nat Commun 7, 12172 (2016) doi:10.1038/ncomms12172. © 2016 The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.

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