Cabannes-Hofmann effect

Cabannes-Hofmann effect

[kə′ban ′hof·mən i‚fekt]
(graphic arts)
A dependence of photographic film on exposure time whereby a film exposed at low intensity for a long time blackens more rapidly during development than if the same light exposure is provided at higher intensity for a short time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.