Definition of Quartz lamp

1. Noun. A mercury-vapor lamp that is enclosed in a quartz container instead of a glass container.

Generic synonyms: Mercury-vapor Lamp

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quartz Lamp

quartz-crystal clock
quartz battery
quartz clock
quartz clocks
quartz crystal
quartz halogen lamp
quartz halogen lamps
quartz lamp (current term)
quartz mill
quartz mining
quartz oscillator
quartz schist
quartz wedge

Literary usage of Quartz lamp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"Syphilis, 1910, ci, Heft 1), who successfully treated with the quartz lamp 12 cases of eczema of various types, which had resisted all other methods of ..."

2. Electrical Photometry and Illumination: A Treatise on Light and Its by Hermann Bohle (1912)
"Whereas the temperature of the glass vapour lamp is very low so that one can touch the tube, that of the quartz lamp is extremely high. ..."

3. High-efficiency Electrical Illuminants and Illumination by Rollin William Hutchinson (1911)
"The vapor pressure at which the quartz lamp operates is about one atmosphere, ... The arc in the quartz lamp is very much shorter than in the low-pressure ..."

4. Interior Wiring and Systems for Electric Light and Power Sevice: A Manual of by Arthur Leroy Cook (1917)
"The quartz lamp operates with about atmospheric pressure in the tube and the ... 13 shows the arrangement and connections for a 220-volt quartz lamp. ..."

5. Cyclopedia of Applied Electricity: A General Reference Work on Direct by American Technical Society (1916)
"The details of a Cooper-Hewitt quartz lamp are illustrated in Fig. ... Table V gives some operating data for the Cooper-Hewitt quartz lamp. ..."

6. The Spectroscopy of the Extreme Ultra-violet by Theodore Lyman (1914)
"With the quartz lamp, the band is always strongly reversed; the width of the whole band is usually about 30 or 40 units ; the reversed portion is about 6 ..."

7. Collected Papers (1922)
"The object of the experiments was to determine whether or not radiations from a mercury vapor quartz lamp prevent the development of rickets in the rat. 2. ..."

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