Luminous Intensity Units
The luminous intensity units in the luminous intensity converter are bougie decimal, candela, candle [international], candle [Germany], candlepower, carcel unit, decimal candle, hefner unit and lumen/steradian.
The metric system unit of luminous intensity is candela (candle, cd). A candle emits light with a luminous intensity of one candela. The other common luminous intensity unit is lumen per steradian which is the amount of light from a source in one second. 1 Candela is equal to 1 lumen per steradian.
What is Luminous Intensity?
The light luminous intensity is a measure of the amount of light emitted in a unit of time per solid angle.
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