High Pressure Sodium Lamp

High Pressure Sodium Lamp

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Description (Brief)
An experimental high pressure sodium lamp with a clear arc tube. Clear tubes are more efficient than opaque tubes.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1980
General Electric
overall: 9 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
from General Electric Lighting Company, thru Terry K. McGowan
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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