resonance lamp

resonance lamp

[′rez·ən·əns ‚lamp]
(atomic physics)
An evacuated quartz bulb containing mercury, which acts as a source of radiation at the wavelength of the pure resonance line of mercury when irradiated by a mercury-arc lamp.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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