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candela
Symbol:  cd 
Category:  Luminous intensity 
SI Equivalent:  1 cd
Dimension
System:  SI 
 
Notes
SI base unit. It is the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540x1012 Hz which has a radiant intensity, in that direction, of 1/683 watt per steradian. [16th CGPM (1979), Resolution 3]
Convert     cd  
1 cd =
Luminous intensity
  Symbol Unit Name
0.980392  bd  bougie dècimale 
bi  bougie international 
0.981  c  candle (int.) 
  candle (new unit) 
0.1    carcel 
0.102081    Carcel unit 
1.10742  HK  hefner unit (hefnerkerze) 
4.90196×10-2    violle 
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