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- Voltage Amplification using Plasma. Farias, E. E.; Cavalcanti, G. H.; Santiago, M. A. M. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2006, Vol. 875 Issue 1, p169
The purpose of this work is to present experimental results about voltage amplification using plasma produced by a simple neon lamp, series connected with a signal generator and discrete circuit elements. The main advantage of employing plasma as an amplifier is due to its ability to drive...
- Zero maintenance lighting for Rio Tinto mines. // Coal International;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 256 Issue 4, p58
The article reports on the installation of SafeSite luminaires by LED specialist Dialigh for Rio Tinto Energy America. The author stated that the initiative aims to replace traditional high-pressure sodium, metal halide and fluorescent lighting fixtures in maintenance areas and on drill rigs...
- Squeezing the Watts Out of Fluorescent Lighting. Liebel, Brian; Brodrick, James // ASHRAE Journal;Nov2005, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p52
This article focuses on the techniques in saving energy consumption from fluorescent lighting in commercial buildings. In describing lighting system efficiency, it is important to measure the overall system efficacy, the photometric distribution, and the luminaire efficiency. furthermore,...
- Get Ready for The Sequel. SCHWARTZ, JEFFREY; LATAL JR., KENNETH O. // Lighting Design & Application;Dec2015, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p61
The article presents a look back on the technology forecasts in 2006 as of November 2015, highlighting LED light forecasts. It states that most things that were considered science fiction in 2006 have become reality in 2015 while LED light was not considered viable in ambient lighting. Also...
- Technology That Can Save Lives During Disaster. SETH, RAJ // India -- West;7/12/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 34, pA8
In this article, the author discusses an inflatable technology to construct a space tower that can be used for building bridges which will help in saving lives during disasters.
- High-intensity discharge lamps. // Energy User News;Sep97, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p44
Presents an alphabetical listing of companies that produce high-intensity discharge lamps in the United States. Information on the lamps and their specifications.
- Catching the Eye - a Brief History of Display Technology. Hammond, Doug; Displays, Anna Valley // Image Technology;Oct2005, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p24
The article presents a brief history of display technology. It all started with a French company called Claude Neon, which sold its first gas discharge signs in 1923, to a car dealer in Los Angeles. Earle C Anthony, the dealer, purchased two displays, each reading Packard, for the unimaginably...
- Twinkle, twinkle, little lights, and more. Lancaster, Don // Electronics Now;Jun99, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p78
Discusses the NE-2 neon lamp. Uses of NE-2 neon lamp; Negative resistance during conduction; Tachometer fundamentals; Generation of one or more pulses per revolution. INSETS: Names and numbers.;Tachometer resources..
- Case Study: Communications Interoperability on the Move Chicago First Responders prototype vehicle for the City's Disaster Relief. // Homeland Defense Journal;Nov2007, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p25
The article provides information concerning the first responders prototype vehicle for Chicago, Illinois disaster relief. The vehicle is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to keep information flowing to and from the city. Moreover, the vehicle features radio, telephone, commercial video,...