xenon flash lamp

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xenon flash lamp

[′zē‚nän ′flash ‚lamp]
(electricity)
A flash tube containing xenon gas, which produces an intense peak of radiant energy at a wavelength of 566 nanometers when a high direct-current pulsed voltage is applied between electrodes at opposite ends of the tube.
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There are standard voltage lamps from 3 W to 110 W, neon lamps from 1/25 W to 1/2 W, fluorescent lamps from 4 W to 110 W and Xenon flash tubes.