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arc lamp

[′ärk ‚lamp]
(electricity)
An electric lamp in which the light is produced by an arc made when current flows through ionized gas between two electrodes. Also known as electric-arc lamp.
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Until now we've never known just how many arc lamps there are in this damned country.
Another advance in arc lamps was the addition of metallic salts to the carbon rods, which increased the output and influenced the color of the light.
While the intensity of the LEDs has evolved significantly over the past few years, their intensity is still not as high as conventional arc lamps.
Among the others were contemporary architect lamps, arc lamps with drum shades and a pair of geometric-base accent lamps with gray felt drum shades.
The yards of Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson had merged to build the huge ship, which was constructed in a special shed 130ft high and 700ft long with a glazed roof and arc lamps to allow continuous shift working.
As with all Q-Suns, the dual spray model uses full-spectrum xenon arc lamps to reproduce the damaging effects of both short and long wavelengths of sunlight.
Ludl engineers and designers specialize in the design and creation of microscope automation for semiconductor manufacturing applications, high precision motorized stages and robotic wafer handling products, bioscience applications such as automated focus, filter changing, objective lens changing, motorized XY stages such as the new BioPoint 2, and microscope illumination power supplies for HBO/XBO arc lamps and halogen lamps.
The Q-Sun xenon test chamber, featured in company literature, provides xenon arc lamps that are full-spectrum (UV, visible light, infrared) to realistically reproduce sunlight and bright indoor lighting.
Mattson Technology produces one of the most powerful, high-quality arc lamps in the world.
Arc lamps, not limited to contemporary styling, have come back in a major way on furniture store and lighting showroom floors, and are offered by many suppliers.
Then just eight arc lamps were used when Blackpool became the first town to boast electric street lighting.
The Q-Sun uses full-spectrum xenon arc lamps to realistically reproduce the light that occurs in several environments: outdoor sunlight, sunlight through window glass or bright indoor lighting.