Invisible Lighting

Wilson, Jim; Brill, Louis; Coledan, Stefano; Fillon, Hike; Singer, Neal
July 2004
Popular Mechanics;Jul2004, Vol. 181 Issue 7, p24
The next big thing in lighting could be a lamp so small that it can barely be seen. That possibility came to light earlier this year at the Light+ Building trade fair in Frankfurt, where Germany's Osram introduced Ministar, the world's smallest integral reflector halogen lamp. Minister packs the illuminating power of a 50-watt light bulb. But it is only a fraction of the size of a conventional bulb. Osram envisions Ministar spurring a change in the way architects design lighting systems.


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