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2014-08-19 16:22:45

Los Angeles and South Bay residents can save a lot of money on electrical bills by investing in various lighting devices LOS ANGELES, Aug.

2014-08-19 08:24:01

RENTON, Wash., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LED lighting technology continues to improve at a rapid pace, particularly as it relates to lighting efficacy.

2014-08-18 23:05:17

Longtime leader in commercial and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 160 watt low profile LED light fixture that is a direct replacement for

2014-08-18 23:01:31

Precision-Paragon [P2] places safety as top priority in energy-efficient lighting retrofit kits. Yorba Linda, Calif.

2014-08-14 23:07:15

Online lighting retailer 1000Bulbs.com will continue to sell its full line of T8 700 series fluorescent lamps despite the EISA light bulb ban on these products.

2014-08-12 23:02:15

Incandescent bulbs are seeing their end with innovations that are more efficient and last longer. Mr.

2014-08-08 23:07:28

USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, proudly introduces its Uphoria 2 LED MR16 lamp family available in 6W and 8W models that


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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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