NIST energy related inventions - electronic starter device for fluorescent lamps. Final report

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Due to silicon supplier failures to produce the 03/04 triac silicon as specified in the original proposal, the direction of the starter program was migrated to use available off the shelf power semiconductors. This had unexpected positive side effects including a reduction in component price, improved quality, and the refocus of engineering efforts to concentrate on the Super ASIC core technology. The starter program has begun shipments employing this new architecture, and is being well received both in the US and abroad. In its present form, the starter meets the original cost projections within 20%. Work is continuing on the ... continued below

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Due to silicon supplier failures to produce the 03/04 triac silicon as specified in the original proposal, the direction of the starter program was migrated to use available off the shelf power semiconductors. This had unexpected positive side effects including a reduction in component price, improved quality, and the refocus of engineering efforts to concentrate on the Super ASIC core technology. The starter program has begun shipments employing this new architecture, and is being well received both in the US and abroad. In its present form, the starter meets the original cost projections within 20%. Work is continuing on the 0.8 micron ASIC, which will allow for the starter to sell below $1.00 in volume. Even at the slightly higher price, interest is strong in replacing the low performance glow starter for small fluorescent applications with a high performance alternative.

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  • Other: DE98005829
  • Report No.: DOE/EE/15656--T2
  • Grant Number: FG01-97EE15656
  • DOI: 10.2172/623043 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 623043
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691165

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NIST energy related inventions - electronic starter device for fluorescent lamps. Final report, report, June 1, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691165/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.