Candela per Square Metre

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The SI Unit: of luminance.

Symbol: cd/m2


Note: This unit is sometimes called Nit. Symbol: nt

Other metric units stilb (sb), apostilb (asb), lambert (L)

Non-metric Unit: footlambert (fL)

1 cd/m2 = 10-4 stilb = p apostilb = p.10-4 lambert = footlambert

Reference: C.I.E. (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International System of Units

candela

square metre

Luminance

Level (technician training - WWA)

Latitude (in degrees)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM