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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.
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Discharge lamp

A lamp that produces light by the discharge of electricity between electrodes in a glass-filled enclosure, such as a fluorescent lamp.
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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.
For headlamp applications, one solution could be more widespread use of high-intensity discharge lamps, since they need a higher voltage anyway.
Electrical discharge lamps, such as fluorescents and HIDs, will lead advances in lamp demand over the forecast period, through 2010.
Conventional LEDs are custom made low pressure discharge lamps, containing neon or argon gases and emitting a coloured glowing light by means of an electrical discharge.
The issue centers around the fact that fluorescent and high-intensity discharge lamps contain a small quantity of mercury.
There are two major categories of lamps: incandescent and electrical discharge lamps. Respectively, they account for about 80 and 20 percent of shipments.
Metal halide high intensity discharge lamps are perfect for very high ceilings or for indirect lighting.
Fluorescent lights are efficient, inexpensive, gaseous discharge lamps with good color rendition.
Major exports of the Philippines under the EU GSP scheme include crude coconut oil, canned tuna, pneumatic tires, spectacle lenses, relays, preserved fruits, board and similar cabinets for electric control or the distribution of electricity, and ballast for discharge lamps.
The report does not include analysis of any other type of lighting system, such as high-intensity discharge lamps or incandescent bulbs.
Cypress, CA, November 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- USHIO America introduces U-Stage super high-pressure discharge lamps for moving stage lights.