›› Measurement unit: microcandela

Full name: microcandela

Plural form: microcandelas

Symbol: ucd

Category type: luminous intensity

Scale factor: 1.0E-6


›› SI unit: candela

The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 1000000 microcandela.


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›› Definition: Microcandela

The SI prefix "micro" represents a factor of 10-6, or in exponential notation, 1E-6.

So 1 microcandela = 10-6 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: microcandela

microcandela to candlepower
microcandela to megacandela
microcandela to candlepower [old]
microcandela to candle [Germany]
microcandela to millicandela
microcandela to candle [new]
microcandela to bougie decimal
microcandela to candela
microcandela to decimal candle
microcandela to gigacandela