Mechanism Enhancing the Emission Power of Gas-Discharge Lamps Based on Mixtures of Neon, Nitrogen, and Mercury Dichloride Vapor in the Blue-Green Spectral Interval

  • A. O. Malinina Uzhgorod National University
  • A. K. Shuaibov Uzhgorod National University
  • O. M. Malinin Uzhgorod National University
Keywords: discharge lamp, barrier discharge, radiation emission by exciplex molecules, plasma parameters, mercury dichloride, nitrogen, neon


A mechanism enhancing the radiation power of a gas-discharge lamp based on a mixture of neon, nitrogen, and a mercury dichloride vapor in the blue-green spectral interval as compared with that for a lamp based on a mixture of only neon and a mercury dichloride vapor has been determined. The optical characteristics and the plasma parameters, as well as the value of the reduced electric field, at which the specific discharge power introduced into the excitation of exciplex molecules of mercury monochloride is maximum, are found. The research results can be used to create a more efficient exciplex lamp that emits radiation bands in the blue-green spectral interval.


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How to Cite
Malinina, A., Shuaibov, A., & Malinin, O. (2019). Mechanism Enhancing the Emission Power of Gas-Discharge Lamps Based on Mixtures of Neon, Nitrogen, and Mercury Dichloride Vapor in the Blue-Green Spectral Interval. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 64(9), 803.
Plasma physics