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Characteristic

lux

Notes

Symbol

lx

Metric (SI) Equivalent

lux is a metric unit (in fact, it is a derived SI unit)

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

1 lumen / meter2

1 candela steradian / meter2

Even though the steradian is a dimensionless derived unit and could be dropped, it is shown in this equivalent for clarity

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length-2 × luminous-intensity × solid-angle

Even though solid-angle is not an official metric (SI) dimension and could be dropped, it is shown in the dimensions for clarity.

Quantity

Illuminance