The effects of supply harmonics on the performance of compact fluorescent lamps

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ConferenceProceedings of ICHPS V : The IEEE International Conference on Harmonics in Power Systems: 23 September 1992, Atlanta, GA, USA
Pages221227; # of pages: 7
SubjectLighting; Fluorescent lighting; eclairage
AbstractThis paper describes a performance evaluation of ten compact fluorescent lighting systems operated with sinusoidal and distorted voltage waveform conditions. The lamps were either provided with an electronic ballast, a magnetic core ballast or a magnetic core ballast with a power factor correction circuit. The test results show that the electrical performance of the compact fluorescent lamps for both sinusoidal and distorted voltage waveform operation is related to the different types of ballast used. The cost of operation of these compact fluorescent lamps was calculated and compared to the cost of a conventional 60 W incandescent lamp.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number33132
NPARC number20358602
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