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Composite sintered electrodes with improved properties that make them suitable for use in a variety of lamp types, are provided which comprise a refractory metal and a substantial amount of a refractory emitter oxide, either single layer or multiple layer, the composites having been subjected to sintering at an elevated temperature effective to form a composite electrode having a density of at least 85%, preferably in the presence of a sintering activator, such as for example, Ni, or mixture thereof with a sintering aid such as, for example, Li.sub.2 O.

Title
Multiple layer composite electrodes for discharge lamps
Application Number
8/363184
Publication Number
5847498
Application Date
December 23, 1994
Publication Date
December 8, 1998
Inventor
Thomas F McGee
Peekskill
NY, US
Susan McGee
Peekskill
NY, US
Hemant S Betrabet
Veldhoven
NL
Vivek Mehrotra
Rye Brook
NY, US
Agent
Ernestine C Bartlett
Assignee
Philips Electronics North America Corporation
NY, US
IPC
H01J 19/06
H01J 1/14
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