Future developments in lamps

@inproceedings{Cayless1980FutureDI,
  title={Future developments in lamps},
  author={M. A. Cayless},
  year={1980}
}
After reviewing the principal ways in which light is produced, and some of the limitations on lamp performance imposed by the basic laws of nature, the prospects for new developments in existing types of lamp are considered, including short-term predictions, and longer-term speculations. Some more exotic possibilities are then discussed which may lead to completely new ways of producing light in the future. Only sources producing incoherent light for general illumination are considered… CONTINUE READING

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