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Title: Heat transfer assembly for a fluorescent lamp and fixture

In a lighting fixture including a lamp and a housing, a heat transfer structure is disclosed for reducing the minimum lamp wall temperature of a fluorescent light bulb. The heat transfer structure, constructed of thermally conductive material, extends from inside the housing to outside the housing, transferring heat energy generated from a fluorescent light bulb to outside the housing where the heat energy is dissipated to the ambient air outside the housing. Also disclosed is a method for reducing minimum lamp wall temperatures. Further disclosed is an improved lighting fixture including a lamp, a housing and the aforementioned heat transfer structure.
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  1. (Richmond, CA)
  2. (Berkeley, CA)
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Report Number(s):
US 5174646
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Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA
Country of Publication:
United States
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