mercury arc


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mercury arc

[′mər·kyə·rē ′ärk]
(electronics)
An electric discharge through ionized mercury vapor, giving off a brilliant bluish-green light containing strong ultraviolet radiation.
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Rotary converters were gradually replaced by mercury arc rectifiers.
Gabor has made his first hologram using a heavily green-filtered mercury arc lamp to provide the coherent light.
Acrylate coatings on polymer foils and paper were made on a roll coating machine provided with a Fusion F-600 mercury arc lamp and an LEA electron beam accelerator operated at 150 kV (IOM).
In addition to offering an extensive range of high quality, medium pressure mercury arc lamps and electrode less microwave bulbs, Primarc are continuously developing their series of spectrally enhanced metal halide versions.
To illustrate these errors, we compare the signal produced by the two UV meters from four typical sources with different spectral power distributions: a mercury arc lamp, a quartz-tungsten halogen lamp (ANSI designation, FEL), a deuterium lamp, and a xenon arc lamp.
Time-lapsed images (1-h interval, 1-s exposure time) were digitally acquired at room temperature (2l[degrees]-23[degrees]C) with Metamorph Software (Universal Imaging Corp.) controlling a CCD digital camera (Orca-1, Hamamatsu Corp.), attached to a Leica DMRX microscope s tand equipped with DIC optics, as well as with a PL Fluotar l00X/l.3NA oil-immersion objective (Leica Corp.) and a mercury arc lamp for wide-field epi-fluorescent microscopy.