04093893 is referenced by 37 patents and cites 5 patents.

A short arc fluorescent lamp comprises an envelope having dimensions compatible with existing incandescent lamp luminaires. A radio frequency power supply, enclosed within the lamp base structure, reduces anode voltage drop to increase lamp efficacy. Cathode voltage drop and sputtering are reduced by compact hollow cathode assemblies, including centrally disposed filaments, which are positioned at opposite ends of a tubular envelope assembly having a large ratio of diameter to length. Diffuse cathode emission allows operation with low pressure, low atomic weight fill gas which further increases luminous efficiency.

Title
Short arc fluorescent lamp
Application Number
5/743761
Publication Number
4093893
Application Date
November 22, 1976
Publication Date
June 6, 1978
Inventor
John M Anderson
Scotia
NY, US
Agent
Marvin Snyder
Joseph T Cohen
Lawrence D Cutter
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
H01J 61/16
H01J 17/20
H01J 1/15
H01J 17/34
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