metal halide lamp

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metal halide lamp

[′med·əl ′ha‚līd ‚lamp]
(electronics)
A discharge lamp in which metal halide salts are added to the contents of a discharge tube in which there is a high-pressure arc in mercury vapor; the added metals generate different wavelengths, to give substantially white light at an efficiency approximating that of high-pressure sodium lamps.

metal halide lamp, metallic-additive lamp

An electric-discharge lamp in which the light is produced by the radiation from a mixture of a metallic vapor (e.g., mercury) and the products of the dissociation of halides (e.g., halides of thallium, indium, sodium, etc.).
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In addition to the larger metal halide bulbs commonly found in sports stadiums and parking garages, small form factor ceramic metal halide has been embraced by high end retailers for accent lighting due to its clean white light and strong color rendering.
In the 1990's, ceramic discharge metal halide lamps were developed and commercialized in the North American marketplace (Carleton and others 1997).
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While metal halide has been available for 30 years, never has it been offered in a residential application.
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Ted Kulongoski signed a bill last week outlawing metal halide lights in schools.