Visual Photometer

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2-1-540

A photometer in which equality between a radiation under test and a comparison radiation is established visually.

The methods chiefly employed are luminosity match of two adjacent surfaces, adjustment to equality of contrast, or adjustment to minimum flicker.

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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