• Materials Science
  • Published 2000

The method and ballast for dimming a fluorescent lamp provided with a lamp

@inproceedings{Keggenhoff2000TheMA,
  title={The method and ballast for dimming a fluorescent lamp provided with a lamp},
  author={Ralf Keggenhoff and Ferdinand Franz Mertens},
  year={2000}
}
The invention relates to a method and a ballast for dimming a light fitted with a fluorescent lamp (L), wherein the ballast automatically detects given lamp types, preferably using a lamp voltage measuring system, and sets operating data to those assigned to the detected lamp type according to an operating data register. A method and a ballast are disclosed for lamp types with a tendency to striation, said ballast additionally supplying a D.C. component (IDC) to the lamp current (IL) for the… CONTINUE READING