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lux

lx

SI unit of illuminance

Note 1 to entry: 1 lx is equal to the illuminance produced on a surface of area 1 m2 by a luminous flux of 1 lm uniformly distributed over that surface.

Note 2 to entry: Non-metric, non-SI units: lumen per square foot (symbol: lm·ft−2), footcandle (symbol: fc):
1 lm·ft−2 = 1 fc = 10,764 lx.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-01-52 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 4 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-744 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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