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Light Luminance Conversion

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Luminance Units

The luminance units in the luminance converter are apostilb, blondel, bril, candela/square meter, candela/square centimeter, candela/square foot, candela/square inch, foot lambert, kilocandela/square meter, lambert, lumen/square meter, lumen/square centimeter, lumen/square foot, millilambert, millinit, nit, skot, stilb and watt/square centimeter.

The metric system unit of luminance is candela per square meter (nit). The other common luminance units are stilb, candela per square centimeter, lambert and lumen per square meter.

What is Luminance?

The light luminance is a measure of luminious intensity per unit area of light in a direction. It is an indicator how bright the surface is and used mostly in computer, video industry for display brigtness.

For illumination units converter, please goto Illumination Conversion

For luminous intensity units converter, please goto Luminous Intensity Conversion
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