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Light Bulbs (11)

Creating light where there was darkness is one of the primordial functions of technology, so it's not surprising that over the years quite a wide range of substances have been brought to bare on the problem. These light bulbs are all displayed in my Bulb Stand.

Click any element below to see all the samples of that element, or click on the sample picture to go directly to the description of that sample.

Text and images Copyright (c) 2010 by Theodore W. Gray.

Carbon Carbon-filament lamp
Carbon-filament lamp.
Carbon: Info | Spin | 3D
Sodium High pressure sodium vapor bulb
High pressure sodium vapor bulb.
Sodium: Info
Argon Ordinary light bulb
Ordinary light bulb.
Argon: Info
Scandium Metal halide bulb
Metal halide bulb.
Scandium: Info | Spin | 3D
Neodymium Daylight incandescent bulb
Daylight incandescent bulb.
Neodymium: Info
Europium Compact fluorescent bulb
Compact fluorescent bulb.
Europium: Info
Europium 2 watt compact fluorescent bulb
2 watt compact fluorescent bulb.
Europium: Info | Spin | 3D
Tantalum Tantalum-filament lamp
Tantalum-filament lamp.
Tantalum: Info
Tungsten Antique tungsten-filament lamp
Antique tungsten-filament lamp.
Tungsten: Info | Spin | 3D
Tungsten Westinghouse 1500W aviation bulb
Westinghouse 1500W aviation bulb.
Tungsten: Info
Mercury 1000W Metal halide bulb
1000W Metal halide bulb.
Mercury: Info | Spin | 3D
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