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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1989
  • pp: 3968–3971

Compact arc lamp of high luminance

Christoph Zander, Erwin Thiel, and Karl H. Drexhage  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 18, pp. 3968-3971 (1989)

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A continuous high pressure arc lamp operating with argon is described in detail. Owing to a special electrode design a very high brightness of 160 W/(nm·sr·cm2) at an electrical input of 5.3 kW is reached near the cathode.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 5, 1989
Published: September 15, 1989

Christoph Zander, Erwin Thiel, and Karl H. Drexhage, "Compact arc lamp of high luminance," Appl. Opt. 28, 3968-3971 (1989)

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