Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Ming Ronnier Luo

CIE Chromaticity Coordinates (xyY)

  • Stephen WestlandEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8071-7_1


Chromaticity coordinates x, y, and z are calculated from CIE tristimulus values X, Y, and Z thus:
$$ x = X/\left(X+Y+Z\right), $$
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Colour Science and TechnologyUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK