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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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Fundamental investigations of mercury-free automotive discharge lamps J Phys D: Appl Phys.
However, electrical discharge lamps - primarily fluorescent and high intensity - are more efficient and continue to gain ground.
com)-- USHIO America introduces U-Stage super high-pressure discharge lamps for moving stage lights.
According to the Commission, savings under the first measure for fluorescent lamps, high-intensity discharge lamps and related ballasts and luminaires could be up to 15% of the equipment's current usage.
Sources such as traditional discharge lamps, tungsten and glow lamps to induction lamps can be used.
In the past, metal-halide discharge lamps were used mainly for high-intensity lighting of large spaces, such as building exteriors and arenas.
Sample preconcentration or using expensive electrodeless discharge lamps to compensate for the tremendous relative light-energy losses from the older double-beam AAS designs simply add to the time and cost of these expensive instruments.
While mercury switches have virtually disappeared from convenience lighting applications in cars, the use of mercury is increasing in applications such as high-intensity discharge lamps and backlighting applications in instrument panels.
Lot No 2 - Gas discharge lamps, lighters, automotive lamps and accessories therefor,
The Power Series true on-line double-conversion technology UPS system, the latest in the range, comes with state-of-the-art PWM technology which can easily adapt to all kinds of diverse and complicated loads, such as the non-linear systems, strongly inductive or capacitive loads, discharge lamps, and induction motors.
Also, consumption is anticipated to increase in other high intensity discharge lamps, like the ones used in IMAX theatres for projectors, stadium flood lighting, etc.
Quantitative x-ray absorption imaging with a broadband source: Application to high-intensity discharge lamps.