quartz lamp


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quartz lamp

[′kwȯrts ¦lamp]
(electronics)
A mercury-vapor lamp having a transparent envelope made from quartz instead of glass; quartz resists heat, permitting higher currents, and passes ultraviolet rays that are absorbed by ordinary glass.
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The kit comprises high impact polycarbonate Safety Spectacles and Lint Free Nylon Gloves to avoid fingerprints burning into quartz lamps.
Quartz lamps have slightly longer lives, but beam control is poor and fixtures deteriorate rapidly because of high temperature operation.
Two years ago, scientists at the University of Genoa in Italy reported in a letter to NATURE data indicating that ultraviolet light from tungsten halogen quartz lamps could induce skin lesions.
In the Structural Dynamics branch of the Flight Dynamics Directorate of the Aeronautical Systems Center's Wright Laboratory, five "banks" of 81 individual quartz lamps operating at peak power of 2.
White limestone or marble buildings can be made to look quite striking, for instance, with metal halide or quartz lamps that emit a cool, white light.
The original fixtures, with their exposed lamps, would have created too much glare, so new sources were introduced, including quartz lamps and A 19 lamps.
A combination of fast-responding, medium-wave quartz lamps and convection drying evaporate water and solvents and break down the boundary layer resulting in evaporation of the ink solvent.