lumen, lm (unit)

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ID: https://schemas.optimade.org/defs/v1.2/units/si/1960/named/lumen
Definition name: lumen

Unit name: lumen
Latin symbol: lm
Display symbol: lm

Description: A derived SI unit for luminous flux equal to cd┬Ěsr in the 1960 SI base units.

"The lumen is the luminous flux emitted in a steradian by a uniform point source with a luminous intensity of one candela." [9th CGPM meeting in 1946]

Resources:

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JSON definition:

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    "$id": "https://schemas.optimade.org/defs/v1.2/units/si/1960/named/lumen",
    "$schema": "https://schemas.optimade.org/meta/v1.2/optimade/physical_unit_definition.json",
    "title": "lumen",
    "symbol": "lm",
    "display-symbol": "lm",
    "description": "A derived SI unit for luminous flux equal to cd\u00b7sr in the 1960 SI base units.\n\n\"The lumen is the luminous flux emitted in a steradian by a uniform point source with a luminous intensity of one candela.\" [9th CGPM meeting in 1946]",
    "resources": [
        {
            "relation": "Definition at the 9th CGPM meeting (1948)",
            "resource-id": "https://www.bipm.org/en/committees/cg/cgpm/9-1948"
        },
        {
            "relation": "Definition and establishment of the SI unit system at the 11th CGPM meeting (1960), resolution 12.",
            "resource-id": "https://www.bipm.org/en/committees/cg/cgpm/11-1960/resolution-12"
        },
        {
            "relation": "Wikipedia article describing the unit",
            "resource-id": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumen_(unit)"
        }
    ],
    "defining-relation": {
        "base-units": [
            {
                "symbol": "cd",
                "id": "https://schemas.optimade.org/defs/v1.2/units/si/1960/base/candela"
            },
            {
                "symbol": "sr",
                "id": "https://schemas.optimade.org/defs/v1.2/units/si/1960/supplementary/steradian"
            }
        ],
        "base-units-expression": "cd*sr"
    },
    "standard": {
        "name": "si",
        "year": 1960,
        "category": "named",
        "symbol": "lm"
    },
    "x-optimade-definition": {
        "label": "lumen_si_1960_named",
        "kind": "unit",
        "format": "1.2",
        "version": "1.2.0",
        "name": "lumen"
    }
}