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Optical features of linear excimer fluorescent lamps
Author(s): Thomas Reiners; Oliver Hering
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Paper Abstract

The complexity and specialization of optical applications is calling for tailor-made solutions as can be seen in the multitude of new specialized light sources present on the market. The OSRAM LINEX™ barrier discharge system is an example, how application related requirements are already addressed on the light source level. After introduction of the technology the paper explains the lamp's optical features by means of numerical simulation which are in agreement with experimental data. Several examples like LCD backlighting or automotive signal applications demonstrate how overall system performance can be enhanced through design changes already on the light source level.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4775, Modeling and Characterization of Light Sources, (16 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.479643
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Thomas Reiners, OSRAM GmbH (Germany)
Oliver Hering, OSRAM GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4775:
Modeling and Characterization of Light Sources
C. Benjamin Wooley, Editor(s)

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