Vol. 62 | no. 1 | January - March 2014 Article 11

Compact Fluorescent Lamps: a Viable Solution even now
(full text in Romanian)

Constantin IVANOVICI, Ionel POPA, Gheorghe GHIUR, Viorel IONESCU
New types of compact fluorescent lamps of power from 32 W to 105 W with improved performances in terms of: efficiency (η), power factor (λ), total harmonic distortion of the current (THDI) and the absorbed power (Pabs) were performed by specialists of Icpe. New types of electronic ballasts, composed of specialized integrated circuits depending on the nominal power, were designed and manufactured.
Keywords: compact lamp, integrated circuit, electronic ballast