›› Measurement unit: teracandela

Full name: teracandela

Plural form: teracandelas

Symbol: Tcd

Category type: luminous intensity

Scale factor: 1.0E+12

›› SI unit: candela

The SI base unit for luminous intensity is the candela.
1 candela is equal to 1.0E-12 teracandela.

›› Convert teracandela to another unit

Convert teracandela to  

Valid units must be of the luminous intensity type.
You can use this form to select from known units:

Convert teracandela to  

I'm feeling lucky, show me some random units

›› Definition: Teracandela

The SI prefix "tera" represents a factor of 1012, or in exponential notation, 1E12.

So 1 teracandela = 1012 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: teracandela

teracandela to candlepower [old]
teracandela to candle [international]
teracandela to candle [new]
teracandela to candle [Germany]
teracandela to megacandela
teracandela to nanocandela
teracandela to carcel unit
teracandela to kilocandela
teracandela to pentane candle
teracandela to microcandela