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  • Vol. 56, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1966
  • pp: 87–91

Spectra of Pulsed and Continuous Xenon Discharges

JOHN H. GONCZ and P. BRUCE NEWELL  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 87-91 (1966)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.56.000087


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Abstract

Spectral distributions over the range 0.35 to 1.1 µ were measured for representative pulsed and continuous-burning xenon arc lamps. Optical conversion efficiencies were computed for several spectral regions. Measurements were taken at different current densities ranging from 37 A/cm2 for the dc lamps to 5300 A/cm2 for the pulsed. Color and brightness temperatures ranged from 5000°K to 40 000°K. At high current densities the xenon arc has a higher efficiency (up to 65%) and a continuum which masks its line structure.

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JOHN H. GONCZ and P. BRUCE NEWELL, "Spectra of Pulsed and Continuous Xenon Discharges," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 56, 87-91 (1966)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-56-1-87


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References

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