flash tube


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flash tube

n.
A discharge tube, typically filled with xenon, that produces a brief, intense flash of light when triggered with a high voltage pulse of electricity.
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The expert opined that it was a substantial factor in causing the flash tube to break causing the noise Vanloan described as "like a gun going off.
The SB-900's innovative design has the Xenon flash tube and reflector system moving independently -- allowing for a wider zoom range from an extreme wide angle of 17mm (FX) to the telephoto setting which reaches 200mm without the aid of accessories or as wide as 12mm in DX mode with the built-in wide-angle panel engaged.
If a disc shaped sample is irradiated on one surface for a short time using a flash tube or a pulsed laser, then the temperature time curve for the back face depends on the thermal diffusivity of the sample and the heat losses.
Ardon Bar-Hama, a photographer of antiquities, reportedly used ultraviolet-protected flash tubes to light the scrolls for 1/4000th of a second in order to protect them from damage.
The iVue also employs LEDs for its light source that has a predicted life of more than 20 million flashes, many more than illumination systems that rely on flash tubes.
The company also produces marine location markers, smoke warhead assemblies for rockets, smoke grenades and screening grenades, and pyrotechnic primers, tracers, flash tubes, and pellets.
As with all Spire simulators, the units are equipped with the special spectral filters that provide a Class A spectral match from the xenon flash tubes.
minute high-pressure flash tubes encased behind a Fresnel lens and
The new Macro Twin Lite features two flash tubes that can be used together or independently.