Luminous may refer to:
  • Luminous (EP), the sixth release from American Futurepop band Cesium 137
  • Luminous (story collection)
    Luminous (story collection)
    Luminous is a collection of short science fiction stories by Greg Egan.Luminous contains the following short stories.*Chaff — An agent is sent to kill a geneticist who is working in a druglord-controlled stronghold in the jungles of Colombia, and working on important brain-altering...

    , a 1998 short story collection by Greg Egan
  • Luminous, LLC
    Luminous, LLC
    Luminous, LLC is a contact lens company with headquarters in Portland, Oregon . Founded in 2010, Luminous distributes worldwide through its Portland office and an office in Bangalore, India. Luminous' first line of lenses is called Luminous Pacific....

    , a contact lens company with headquarters in Portland, Oregon
  • A music album by Chris Murphy (violinist)
    Chris Murphy (violinist)
    Chris Murphy is a violinist, band leader, and composer that has been composing and performing music for over 15 years.His music combines jazz, blues, country, classical, ethnic, and electronic music. Chris has performed in over 40 U.S. states, including Hawaii, and in England and Ireland...

  • A music album by Bill Nelson (musician)
    Bill Nelson (musician)
    Bill Nelson is an English guitarist, songwriter, producer, painter and experimental musician...

  • Luminous (game engine), a video game engine developed by Square Enix
    Square Enix
    is a Japanese video game and publishing company best known for its console role-playing game franchises, which include the Final Fantasy series, the Dragon Quest series, and the action-RPG Kingdom Hearts series...

See also

  • Luminance
    Luminance is a photometric measure of the luminous intensity per unit area of light travelling in a given direction. It describes the amount of light that passes through or is emitted from a particular area, and falls within a given solid angle. The SI unit for luminance is candela per square...

  • Luminescence
    Luminescence is emission of light by a substance not resulting from heat; it is thus a form of cold body radiation. It can be caused by chemical reactions, electrical energy, subatomic motions, or stress on a crystal. This distinguishes luminescence from incandescence, which is light emitted by a...

  • Luminosity
    Luminosity is a measurement of brightness.-In photometry and color imaging:In photometry, luminosity is sometimes incorrectly used to refer to luminance, which is the density of luminous intensity in a given direction. The SI unit for luminance is candela per square metre.The luminosity function...

  • Lumines
    is a puzzle video game based on sound and light patterns. Created by game designer Tetsuya Mizuguchi and his company, Q Entertainment, it was first released as a launch title for the PlayStation Portable in Japan on December 12, and released in North America on March 23 and released in Europe on...

    , video game
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