Colour Temperature

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2-1-500

The temperature of the full radiator which emits radiation of the same chromaticity as the radiation considered.

Unit: kelvin (K)


Note: The corresponding relative spectral distribution curves need not be similar provided that the radiations give rise to identical colour sensations.

Reference: C.I.E. (modified)




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

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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