In radio astronomy
, the unit flik
was coined by a group at Lockheed
in Palo Alto, California
as a substitute for the SI derived unit
, or watts
divided by centimeters
, and micrometers
This is primarily used as a unit of spectral radiance or sterance. While it started out used only in Lockheed, many in the radio astronomy field adopted its use.
Flik is also a character from the Disney/Pixar movie A Bug's Life.