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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.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Richmond, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
868529
Patent Number(s):
5161884
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F21 - LIGHTING F21V - FUNCTIONAL FEATURES OR DETAILS OF LIGHTING DEVICES OR SYSTEMS THEREOF
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F21 - LIGHTING F21Y - INDEXING SCHEME ASSOCIATED WITH SUBCLASSES F21K, F21L, F21S and F21V, RELATING TO THE FORM OR THE KIND OF THE LIGHT SOURCES OR OF THE COLOUR OF THE LIGHT EMITTED
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
thermal; element; maintaining; minimum; lamp; wall; temperature; fluorescent; fixtures; lighting; fixture; including; housing; improvement; disclosed; envelope; cooler; reduced; relative; enclosed; ambient; comprises; communication; extending; springably; urging; predetermined; surface; lighting fixture; thermal communication; improvement comprises; reduced temperature; lamp wall; lamp envelope; minimum lamp; wall temperature; fixture including; temperature relative; enclosed housing; /362/165/313/

Citation Formats

Siminovitch, Michael J. Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Siminovitch, Michael J. Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures. United States.
Siminovitch, Michael J. Wed . "Thermal element for maintaining minimum lamp wall temperature in fluorescent fixtures". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868529.
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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.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1992},
month = {1}
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