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medium-pressure mercury lamp

Also contains definition of: medium-pressure mercury arc

Non-coherent radiation source containing mercury vapour at pressures ranging from 50 to several hundred kPa (1 atm = 101.325 kPa). Emits mostly from 200 to 1000 nm with the most intense lines approximately at 218, 248, 254, 266, 280, 289, 297, 303, 313, 334, 366, 406, 408, 436, 546 and 578 nm.
PAC, 2007, 79, 293 (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 369
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
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