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High Temperature Lamp Coatings
Author(s): James D Rancourt; Robert L Martin
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Paper Abstract

The efficacy of high efficiency lamps can be improved by recycling the unused infrared energy. This is accomplished by reflecting the infrared portion of the emitted energy back onto the emitter with a hot mirror coating on the lamp envelope. The envelopes of these lamps operate at high temperatures so that special coating designs are used which function well at elevated temperatures. The coatings can also be used with other lamp applications, such as flashlamps and color correcting or selective lamps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0678, Optical Thin Films II: New Developments, (23 December 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.939555
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James D Rancourt, Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc. (United States)
Robert L Martin, Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0678:
Optical Thin Films II: New Developments
Richard Ian Seddon, Editor(s)

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