As of Version 9.0, unit functionality is built into the Wolfram Language

is the derived CGS unit of luminance (photometric brightness).


  • To use Stilb, you first need to load the Units Package using Needs["Units`"].
  • Stilb is equivalent to 10000. Candela/(Meter2) (SI units).
  • Convert[n Stilb,newunits] converts n Stilb to a form involving units newunits.
  • Stilb is typically abbreviated as sb.