Jul 5, 2018


An arc lamp in which the distance between the electrodes is large, usually greater than 10 mm.

Note: This type of lamp (e.g., xenon) generally has an arc tube containing gas at high pressure. The arc fills the discharge tube and is therefore wall-stabilized.

NOTE: This definition was changed in ANSI/IES RP-16-17 Addendum 4.

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