1 (def 2a).
energy emitted or propagated in the form of light; the product of a luminous flux and its duration, measured in lumen seconds Qv
- Luminous exitance
noun 1. the ability of a surface to emit light expressed as the luminous flux per unit area at a specified point on the surface Mv
noun, Optics. 1. the rate of transmission of luminous energy: expressed in lumens. noun 1. a measure of the rate of flow of luminous energy, evaluated according to its ability to produce a visual sensation. For a monochromatic light it is the radiant flux multiplied by the spectral luminous efficiency of the light. It is […]
noun 1. luminous flux per unit of cross-sectional area.
noun, Optics. 1. the luminous flux in lumens emitted per unit solid angle by a light source, measured in candles. noun 1. a measure of the amount of light that a point source radiates in a given direction. It is expressed by the luminous flux leaving the source in that direction per unit of solid […]