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An illumination device includes a cold cathode fluorescent tube having a heat capacity of 0.035 Wsec/.degree. C. or less per unit length (1 cm) of a glass tube of a fluorescent section of the cold cathode fluorescent tube. The illumination device has a superior operation characteristic at a low temperature. The device is driven by a method and is implemented in a display device.

Title
Illumination device, method for driving the illumination device and display including the illumination device
Application Number
9/2673
Publication Number
6066920
Application Date
January 5, 1998
Publication Date
May 23, 2000
Inventor
Nobuyuki Takahashi
Kawachinagano
JP
Kenichi Ukai
Uda-gun
JP
Takayoshi Tanabe
Tenri
JP
Hiroshi Torihara
Yamabe-gun
JP
Agent
Nixon & Vanderhye P C
Assignee
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
H01J 7/44
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