Point Brilliance

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A quantity involved in the visual observation of a source of light when viewed directly from such a distance that the apparent diameter is inappreciable. The point brilliance is measured by the illuminance produced by the source on a plane at the observer's eye normal to the direction of the source.

Symbol: E

Unit: lux (lx)

Reference: C.I.E.




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

second

Illuminance

Energy

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

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