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neon lamp

Lights & lighting; Lighting bulbs & tubes

A neon lamp is a miniature gas discharge lamp that typically contains neon gas at a low pressure in a glass capsule. Only a thin region adjacent to the electrodes glows in these lamps, which ...

metal-halide lamps

Lights & lighting; Lighting bulbs & tubes

Metal-halide lamps, a member of the high-intensity discharge (HID) family of lamps, produce high light output for their size, making them a compact, powerful, and efficient light source. By adding ...

sulfur lamp

Lights & lighting; Lighting bulbs & tubes

A sulfur lamp is a highly efficient full-spectrum electrodeless lighting system whose light is generated by sulfur plasma that has been excited by microwave radiation. The technology was developed in ...

sulphur lamp

Lights & lighting; Lighting bulbs & tubes

A sulfur lamp is a highly efficient full-spectrum electrodeless lighting system whose light is generated by sulfur plasma that has been excited by microwave radiation. The technology was developed in ...

sodium vapor lamp

Lights & lighting; Lighting bulbs & tubes

A sodium vapor lamp is a gas discharge lamp that uses sodium in an excited state to produce light. There are two varieties of such lamps: low pressure and high pressure. Because sodium vapor lamps ...

fluorescent tube

Lights & lighting; Lighting bulbs & tubes

A fluorescent tube is a gas-discharge lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapor. The excited mercury atoms produce short-wave ultraviolet light that then causes a phosphor to fluoresce, ...

halogen lamp

Lights & lighting; Lighting bulbs & tubes

Halogen lamps are usually much smaller than standard incandescents, because for successful operation a bulb temperature over 200 °C is generally necessary. For this reason, most have a bulb of fused ...

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