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arc lamp

[′ärk ‚lamp]
(electricity)
An electric lamp in which the light is produced by an arc made when current flows through ionized gas between two electrodes. Also known as electric-arc lamp.
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With regard to arc lamps," I drawl, "I think you have built this country here lock, stock, and barrel.
Arc lamps consist of two carbon rods separated by a gap where an arc flows.
The SolarClimatic unit utilizes metal halide arc lamps that provide spectral distributions that closely match direct solar plus reflected sky radiation.
Unlike arc lamps that are turned on continuously, LEDs can be switched on or off instantly when needed with no deleterious effects to their lifespan.
The upgrades include the addition of information on light source data for arc lamps, lasers, and LEDs, and the addition of new fluorophores such as fluorescent proteins and quantum dots.
The few artificial sources of bright light available, such as arc lamps, were highly volatile, erratic, and dangerous.
The shareholders pointing arc lamps into the face of Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson are probably more interested in something else.
Kids'eyes shining as they craned out of the car window we crawled in the queue of traffic admiring the ingenuity,humour and hard work of those responsible for the lights which started life in 1879 with eight arc lamps.
As with all Fusion UV products, the benefits of microwave technology allow the PowerCure 1 to provide a much higher degree of output consistency and reliability than alternative arc lamps.
Six arc lamps onthe 'prom' and one on each of the then two piers were built and used to light a massive arena for a carnival night.
Its xenon arc lamps are full-spectrum (UV, visible light and infrared) to realistically reproduce sunlight, sunlight through window glass and bright indoor lighting.