Candela

The SI unit of Luminous Intensity
The candela is the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540x1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per steradian. The candela is abbreviated cd.

See also: SI Units.

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Subjects: Optics Units