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|Title:||General study for design the HID ballasts|
|Authors:||Kwok, K. F.|
Cheng, K. W. Eric
|Subjects:||High-intensity discharge (HID) ballast|
|Publisher:||Power Electronics Research Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|Source:||2006 2nd International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications : Hong Kong, 12-14 November 2006, p. 182-185.|
|Abstract:||High-intensity discharge (HID) lighting lamp
systems are widely used in applications that can provide a high light levels are desired for large areas, such as vehicle headlight, industrial and street lighting. Similar to fluorescent lighting systems, all HID lighting systems require a ballast to
operate. Traditionally, magnetic ballast designs were the only choice available for HID lighting systems. Today, high-efficiency
electronic HID ballasts are available that provide improved lighting quality and reduce lighting electricity use by 10 to 30 percent.|
The purpose of this paper is to identify requirements of the ballast interface from the perspective of the HID lamp. This study will generally brief the starting, run-up, and steady state operation of HID lamps on electronics ballasts.
|Rights:||Copyright © The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2006|
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