Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lambert

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6751

\lam-bәrt\ n [Johann H. Lambert † 1777 German physicist & philosopher] (1915) A deprecated unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen/cm2. The SI unit is the lux (lx), equal to 1 lm/m2, i.e., 10−4 lambert. See also  Luminous Flux.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA