Discharge lamp


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discharge lamp

[′dis‚chärj ‚lamp]
(electronics)
A lamp in which light is produced by an electric discharge between electrodes in a gas (or vapor) at low or high pressure. Also known as electric-discharge lamp; gas-discharge lamp; vapor lamp.

Discharge lamp

A lamp that produces light by the discharge of electricity between electrodes in a glass-filled enclosure, such as a fluorescent lamp.

discharge lamp

Any lamp that produces light by means of phosphors as a result of an electrical discharge through one or more gases or vapors within the lamp’s envelope (e.g., see fluorescent lamp).
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Temperature determination utilizing self-absorbed spectral lines is well established for mercury high-pressure discharge lamps.
Mercury vapor (MV) -- a high-intensity discharge lamp type that uses mercury as the primary light-producing element.
Finally, the arc discharge lamp produces a whiter light when it reflects off the road, resulting in improved visibility.
Additionally, a gas discharge lamp (instead of a laser) is utilized for nearby detection to significantly lower the cost.
IIHS focused on the issue as automakers shift to LED or high-intensity discharge lamps for headlights instead of traditional halogen lamps, and use new technology for curve-adaptive headlights that turn based on the direction of the wheels.
The author has organized the main body of his text in nine chapters devoted to the basic principles of light and vision, incandescent lamps, electrical discharge lamps, solid-state light sources, lasers, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The current worldwide trend of replacing gas discharge lamps with solid state lighting, such as LEDs, will affect the radiance and spectrum of urban skyglow," he said.
Cooper Crouse-Hinds has launched a new robust range of explosion protected Ex-floodlights for high pressure sodium discharge lamps installed in extreme environments with ambient temperatures from -55 deg C to +55 deg C.
The newly developed high intensity discharge lamps with metallic grey coating as well as new design rear combination lamps also add to the all-round visibility of the car.
Analytical instruments that operate in the ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared (UV-Vis-NIR) wavelengths require a high brightness light source, typically provided by excimer, deuterium, xenon short arc, or mercury discharge lamps.
Some specific topics include: basic principles of light and vision, electrical discharge lamps, solid state light sources, dynamic lighting, luminaires, and lasers.
The model features Smart Parking Assist System, High Intensity Discharge lamps, LED combination lamps in the rear, heated rear seats, Vehicle Stability Management, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and Emergency Stop Signal.