›› Measurement unit: gigacandela

Full name: gigacandela

Plural form: gigacandelas

Symbol: Gcd

Category type: luminous intensity

Scale factor: 1000000000


›› SI unit: candela

The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 1.0E-9 gigacandela.


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›› Definition: Gigacandela

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigacandela = 109 candelas.

The definition of a candela is as follows:

The candela (symbol: cd) is the SI base unit of luminous intensity. It is the power emitted by a light source in a particular direction, weighted by the luminosity function. A common candle emits light with a luminous intensity of roughly one candela. The candela is officially defined as the luminous intensity of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 5401012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt per steradian.


›› Sample conversions: gigacandela

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