Luminance or Brightness is the luminous intensity of a surface in a given
direction per unit of projected area of the surface. (For conversions of
units of illumination you may use the
Type the value of luminance you want to convert into the field, behind which you find the
the unit. Click on the corresponding button and read the results in the other
fields. Use the "delete" button to delete your calculation.
Example: You want to convert 200 Candela/cm2 into "Lambert".
Type "200" into
the field in front of the button "cd/cm2". Click on the "cd/cm2" button.
Find your result in the field in front of the "L" button (628.32 L).
- All results have been rounded to 5 significant digits.
- Large and small numbers are written exponentially. As example
2.3e5 = 2.3⋅105 = 230000 or
4.5e-5 = 4.5⋅10-5 = 0.000045.
- There is no warranty for the conversion. Cactus2000 is not
responsible for damage of any kind caused by wrong results.
- Please send an email if you have suggestions or if you would like to see more
conversions to be included.
© Bernd Krüger, 11.02.2002