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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Today's LED technology compared to a conventional Xenon flashtube reduces power consumption by 60-90% and eliminates the need for routine maintenance, such as flash head replacements.
As a stand-alone system, detonating cord may use some specifically designed components that are part of other groups such as MS connectors, SL in-hole caps, and J-hook in-hole detonators which are all part of the flashtube family.