Global patent index - EP 1063680 A1

EP 1063680 A1 2000-12-27 - FLUORESCENT LAMP

Title (en)

FLUORESCENT LAMP

Title (de)

LEUCHTSTOFFLAMPE

Title (fr)

LAMPE FLUORESCENTE

Publication

EP 1063680 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99907923 A

Priority

  • JP 9901238 W
  • JP 7215698 A

Abstract (en)

A fluorescent lamp has: a glass tube with an inner wall on which a phosphor is applied and in which metallized steam and rare gas are sealed; discharge electrodes provided at both ends of the glass tube; electrode leads for supporting the discharge electrodes and supplying power to the discharge electrodes from the external part of the tube; and reflectors provided between the tube end sealing parts of the tube end parts of the glass tube and the discharge electrodes, characterized in that the reflectors reflect the radiation and light components directed toward the tube end parts of the radiation resulting from the discharge generated in the glass tube and light excited and emitted by the phosphor due to the radiation on the inside of the glass tube. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H01J 61/10; H01J 61/35; H01J 61/42

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H01J 61/02 (2006.01); H01J 61/10 (2006.01); H01J 61/42 (2006.01); H01J 61/72 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01J 61/025 (2013.01); H01J 61/10 (2013.01); H01J 61/42 (2013.01); H01J 61/72 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

EP 1063680 A1 20001227; EP 1063680 A4 20030129; CN 1293820 A 20010502; WO 9949496 A1 19990930

INPADOC legal status

2007-11-02 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

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2003-12-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20030301

2003-01-29 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20021212

2003-01-29 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- IPC: 7H 01J 61/10 A

2003-01-29 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- IPC: 7H 01J 61/35 B

2003-01-29 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- IPC: 7H 01J 61/42 B

2003-01-29 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

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- IPC: 7H 01J 61/38 B

2000-12-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000912

2000-12-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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