Gaseous Discharge Lamp

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A discharge lamp in which the discharge takes place in a gas. Examples are Xenon Lamp, Neon Lamp.


Note: The term Neon Tube is sometimes wrongly used to denote any such tubular discharge lamp.

Reference: C.I.E. (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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