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Since their introduction as a commercial product in 1939, many different types of fluorescent lamp have been introduced. [1]

26 relations: Bi-pin connector, Black light, Bug zapper, Circumference, Color rendering index, Color temperature, Compact fluorescent lamp, Diameter, Electric current, Electrical ballast, Fluorescent lamp, Fluorescent lamp recycling, Fluorescent-lamp formats, Fused quartz, General Electric, Germicidal lamp, Grow light, Havells Sylvania, List of light sources, Luminance, Magnet, Osram, Philips, T5 retrofit conversion, Tanning bed, Tanning lamp.

Bi-pin connector

A bipin or bi-pin, (sometimes referred to as two-pin, bipin cap or bipin socket), is a standard from the IEC for lamp fittings.

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Black light

A black light, also referred to as a UV-A light, Wood's light, or simply ultraviolet light, is a lamp that emits long wave (UV-A) ultraviolet light and not much visible light.

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Bug zapper

A bug zapper, more formally called an electrical discharge insect control system, electric insect killer or (insect) electrocutor trap, is a device that attracts and kills flying insects that are attracted by light.

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Circumference (from Latin circumferentia, meaning "carrying around") is the linear distance around the edge of a closed curve or circular object.

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Color rendering index

A color rendering index (CRI) is a quantitative measure of the ability of a light source to reveal the colors of various objects faithfully in comparison with an ideal or natural light source.

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Color temperature

The color temperature of a light source is the temperature of an ideal black-body radiator that radiates light of comparable hue to that of the light source.

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Compact fluorescent lamp

A compact fluorescent lamp (CFL), also called compact fluorescent light, energy-saving light, and compact fluorescent tube, is a fluorescent lamp designed to replace an incandescent lamp; some types fit into light fixtures formerly used for incandescent lamps.

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In geometry, the diameter of a circle is any straight line segment that passes through the center of the circle and whose endpoints lie on the circle.

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Electric current

An electric current is a flow of electric charge.

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Electrical ballast

An electrical ballast is a device intended to limit the amount of current in an electric circuit.

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Fluorescent lamp

A fluorescent lamp or a fluorescent tube is a low pressure mercury-vapor gas-discharge lamp that uses fluorescence to produce visible light.

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Fluorescent lamp recycling

Fluorescent lamp recycling is the recovery of the materials of a spent fluorescent lamp for the manufacture of new products.

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Fluorescent-lamp formats

Since their introduction as a commercial product in 1939, many different types of fluorescent lamp have been introduced.

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Fused quartz

Fused quartz or fused silica is glass consisting of silica in amorphous (non-crystalline) form.

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General Electric

General Electric (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York.

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Germicidal lamp

A germicidal lamp is a special type of lamp which produces ultraviolet light (UVC).

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Grow light

A grow light or plant light is an artificial light source, generally an electric light, designed to stimulate plant growth by emitting an electromagnetic spectrum appropriate for photosynthesis.

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Havells Sylvania

Havells Sylvania is an international designer and manufacturer of lighting products.

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List of light sources

This is a list of sources of light, including both natural and artificial processes that emit light.

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Luminance is a photometric measure of the luminous intensity per unit area of light travelling in a given direction.

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A magnet (from Greek λίθος magnḗtis líthos, "Magnesian stone") is a material or object that produces a magnetic field.

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OSRAM Licht AG is a multinational lighting manufacturer headquartered in Munich, Germany.

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Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Royal Philips, commonly known as Philips) is a Dutch diversified technology company headquartered in Amsterdam with primary divisions focused in the areas of electronics, healthcare and lighting.

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T5 retrofit conversion

T5 retrofit conversion is a means of converting light fittings designed to use T8 format lamps, so that they can use more energy-efficient T5 lamps.

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Tanning bed

A sunbed (British English), tanning bed (American English) or sun tanning bed is a device that emits ultraviolet radiation (typically 95% UVA and 5% UVB, +/-3%) to produce a cosmetic tan.

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Tanning lamp

Tanning lamps (sometimes called tanning bulbs in the United States or tanning tubes in Europe) are the part of a tanning bed, booth or other tanning device which produces ultraviolet light responsible for tanning.

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