deuterium discharge tube

deuterium discharge tube

[dü′tir·ē·əm ′dis‚chärj ‚tüb]
(electronics)
A tube similar to a hydrogen discharge lamp, but with deuterium replacing the hydrogen; source of high-intensity ultraviolet radiation for spectroscopic microanalysis.
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For absorption measurements, (200-3000 nm), deuterium discharge tube as a source is used.