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Title: Method and apparatus for mounting a dichroic mirror in a microwave powered lamp assembly using deformable tabs

Abstract

A microwave powered electrodeless lamp includes an improved screen unit having mesh and solid sections with an internal reflector secured at the juncture of the two sections to reflect light into a light-transmitting chamber defined in the lamp microwave cavity by the reflector and the mesh section. A discharge envelope of a bulb is disposed in the light-transmitting chamber. Light emitted from the envelope is prevented by the reflector from entering the cavity portion bounded by the solid section of the screen. The reflector is mounted in the cavity by tabs formed in the screen unit and bendable into the cavity to define support planes abutting respective surfaces of the reflector. The mesh section and tabs are preferably formed by etching a thin metal sheet. 7 figs.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fusion Lightings Inc
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
321228
Patent Number(s):
US 5,841,233/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-592,475
Assignee:
Fusion Lighting, Inc., Rockville, MD (United States) PTO; SCA: 320106; PA: EDB-99:029563; SN: 99002058527
DOE Contract Number:  
FG01-95EE23796
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 24 Nov 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; MICROWAVE RADIATION; LIGHT BULBS; DESIGN; LIGHT TRANSMISSION; OPTICAL REFLECTION

Citation Formats

Ury, M., Sowers, F., Harper, C., and Love, W. Method and apparatus for mounting a dichroic mirror in a microwave powered lamp assembly using deformable tabs. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Ury, M., Sowers, F., Harper, C., & Love, W. Method and apparatus for mounting a dichroic mirror in a microwave powered lamp assembly using deformable tabs. United States.
Ury, M., Sowers, F., Harper, C., and Love, W. Tue . "Method and apparatus for mounting a dichroic mirror in a microwave powered lamp assembly using deformable tabs". United States.
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abstractNote = {A microwave powered electrodeless lamp includes an improved screen unit having mesh and solid sections with an internal reflector secured at the juncture of the two sections to reflect light into a light-transmitting chamber defined in the lamp microwave cavity by the reflector and the mesh section. A discharge envelope of a bulb is disposed in the light-transmitting chamber. Light emitted from the envelope is prevented by the reflector from entering the cavity portion bounded by the solid section of the screen. The reflector is mounted in the cavity by tabs formed in the screen unit and bendable into the cavity to define support planes abutting respective surfaces of the reflector. The mesh section and tabs are preferably formed by etching a thin metal sheet. 7 figs.},
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year = {Tue Nov 24 00:00:00 EST 1998},
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