skip to main content
DOE Patents title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures

Abstract

In a lighting fixture including a lamp and a housing, an improvement is disclosed for maintaining a lamp envelope area at a cooler, reduced temperature relative to the enclosed housing ambient. The improvement comprises a thermal element in thermal communication with the housing extending to and springably urging thermal communication with a predetermined area of the lamp envelope surface. 12 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7047020
Patent Number(s):
5161884 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-516767
Assignee:
Univ. of California, Oakland, CA (United States) PTO; EDB-94-088518
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 30 Apr 1990
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; FLUORESCENT LAMPS; TEMPERATURE CONTROL; COOLING; HEAT TRANSFER; LIGHTING SYSTEMS; CONTROL; ENERGY SYSTEMS; ENERGY TRANSFER; LIGHT BULBS; 320106* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Building Equipment- (1987-)

Citation Formats

Siminovitch, M.J. Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Siminovitch, M.J. Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures. United States.
Siminovitch, M.J. Tue . "Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures". United States.
@article{osti_7047020,
title = {Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures},
author = {Siminovitch, M.J.},
abstractNote = {In a lighting fixture including a lamp and a housing, an improvement is disclosed for maintaining a lamp envelope area at a cooler, reduced temperature relative to the enclosed housing ambient. The improvement comprises a thermal element in thermal communication with the housing extending to and springably urging thermal communication with a predetermined area of the lamp envelope surface. 12 figs.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1992},
month = {11}
}