Augustin Jean Fresnel

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French physicist who invented polarized light and invented the Fresnel lens (1788-1827)


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For individuals with hemianopia or visual neglect, there is limited evidence of the effectiveness of using Fresnel prisms, even with training.
The prismatic mirror utilizes Fresnel prisms and a reflective mirror surface mounted inside the passenger compartment on the centerline of the door to allow the driver to easily view objects along side and behind the vehicle.
The Fresnel prisms could focus the rays of such a lamp into a beam of 80,000 candlepower.
Fresnel prisms (Figure 2) are light and easy to use for an instant trial of prismatic correction, whether it is for improvement of binocular fusion or for expanding the visual field.
Weak (Level 2c) evidence, based on one fair-quality crossover study (Szlyk, Seiple, Stelmack, & McMahon, 2005), suggests that training with Fresnel prisms or the Gottlieb Visual Field Awareness System (VFAS) (Gottlieb, Freeman, & Williams, 1992) is effective in improving driving performance.