## radiant intensity, $$I$$

Also contains definition of: intensity
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.R05045
Radiant power, P, at all wavelengths per solid angle, Ω. The radiant power emitted in a given direction by a source or an element of the source in a small cone containing the given direction divided by the solid angle of the cone. SI unit is W sr-1.
Notes:
1. Mathematical definition: $$I = \text{d}P/\text{d}\varOmega$$. If the @R05046-2@ is constant over the solid @A00346@ considered, $$I = P/\varOmega$$.
2. Equivalent to $$I = \int_{\lambda}I_{\lambda}\, \text{d}\lambda$$, where $$I_{\lambda}$$ is the @S05827@ at @W06659@ $$\lambda$$.
3. It is not recommended to abbreviate this term to just intensity because it is confusing.
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. 'Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)' on page 410 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac200779030293)