mercury lamp


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mercury lamp

[′mər·kyə·rē ‚lamp]
(electronics)

mercury lamp

A high-intensity electric-discharge lamp consisting of an electric arc in mercury vapor in a sealed tube, which in turn may be enclosed in an outer glass envelope; the light produced appears blue-white, but contains only violet, blue, green, and yellow components; usually operates slightly above atmospheric pressure.
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Thanks to compactness, lower cost of ownership and environmentally friendly composition, UV LEDs have started and will continue to replace traditional mercury lamps in current applications, and will also open many new applications, especially portable ones.
3 Based on an estimate by Casio, the price is lower than the combined price of a conventional 3000 lumen mercury lamp projector (with a lamp included) and one replacement lamp.
The energy sources for UV or visible light cure are typically medium pressure mercury lamps, pulsed xenon lamps, LEDs or lasers.
The other 25 percent have adopted UV disinfection systems, but these systems use mercury lamps in direct contact with water.
technology also eliminates the need to replace expensive and hazardous mercury lamps which makes them cost effective and safer for the environment.
Based on Casio Market research of available non Mercury Lamp source Short Throw Projectors as of March 31, 2014
The PhlatLight LED PT-120 chipset is designed specifically for home theater projectors and contains a red, green and blue LED and offers instant start up without the warm-up and cool-down period required by today's conventional mercury lamp technologies.
Like other PhlatLight LED products, the PT-121 offers instant start up with no warm up and cool down period required by today's conventional mercury lamp technologies.
This technology achieves an increase in color spectrum compared with a mercury lamp, while lowering a projector's total cost of ownership and maximizing investment.
Virtually all micro display-based projection systems built to date have used a lamp such as the UHP or other ultra-high pressure mercury lamp as a light source.
sodium and / or mercury lamp intensity discharge) as well as the prevention of light pollution, and without borrowing the employer or the need for the direct provision of additional funds for investment by the client.