Long-Arc Lamp

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A discharge lamp in which the distance between the electrodes is large.


Note: This type of lamp (xenon, for example) is generally of extra high pressure. The arc fills the discharge tube and is therefore stabilized.

Reference: C.I.E.




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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