An energy saving gas discharge lamp, and method of making same, is provided. The gas discharge lamp includes a light-transmissive envelope, and an electrode within the light-transmissive envelope to provide a discharge. A light scattering reflective layer is disposed on an inner surface of the light-transmissive envelope. A phosphor layer is coated on the light …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): John Peterson, Paul Salvi, Daniel Marian
Assignees (initial): OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc. (Danvers, US)
Agents: Yiming Zhang (attorney), Shaun P. Montana (attorney)

The application was examined by Ashok Patel (USPTO dept. 2889)


  • 1. A method of providing a gas discharge lamp including mercury vapor, the method comprising …
  • 2. The method of claim 1 , wherein coating a phosphor layer comprises coating a phosphor …
  • 3. The method of claim 1 , wherein coating a phosphor layer comprises coating a phosphor …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

The foregoing and other objects, features and advantages disclosed herein will be apparent from the following description of particular embodiments disclosed herein, as illustrated in the accompanying drawings …


Technical Field

The present application relates to lamps, and in particular to low pressure discharge …

Cross-Reference to Related Application

The present application is a divisional application of, and claims priority to, U.S. patent application Ser. No. 13/041,498, filed Mar. 7, 2011 and entitled “ENERGY SAVING GAS DISCHARGE LAMP INCLUDING …

Detailed Description

Referring now to the drawings with greater particularity, FIG. 1 shows a gas discharge lamp 1. Though embodiments are described herein with regards to a linear fluorescent lamp, various changes …

More details about Energy Saving Gas Discharge Lamp Including a Xenon-Based Gaseous Mixture

Miscellaneous patent data

The application number is 13/800,793 (U.S.), assigned to a United States company, the agent's name is Shaun P. Montana, claims 1-6 comprise the invention scope, similar documents are classified under Including electrode or getter mounting, Transit-time tubes, e.g. klystrons, travelling-wave tubes, magnetrons, particular sealing, having a number of resonators, having a composite resonator, e.g. a helix, other metal oxides as an emissive material, Tubes with more than one discharge path, Multiple tubes, e.g. double diode or triode-hexode, Implosion protecting, having grid-like image screen through which the electron ray or beam passes and by which the ray or beam is influenced before striking the luminescent output screen, i.e. having "triode action", Arc tube making, e.g., fluorescent lamp, sealing, illustrated by 2 drawings, categorized under With sealing as a primary classification, the grant date is Nov. 12, 2013 (publication date), the inventor's city is Versailles, state - KY, the known inventor's name is Paul Salvi, the exemplary patent drawings are component view of a gas discharge, Energy Saving Gas Discharge Lamp, Flowchart of a method of providing, the assignee location is Danvers (US); its company is OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc., the grant number is 08579670 (publication number), explained by 2 figures, particularly claims a method of providing a gas discharge lamp including mercury vapor, the method…, the applicant's address - Gloucester, MA, the published applicant's name is John Peterson, the invention is named Energy Saving Gas Discharge Lamp Including a Xenon-Based Gaseous Mixture, the application publication date is Mar. 13, 2013, the examination was conducted by Ashok Patel (2889 USPTO department), invented by Daniel Marian et al., the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under With sealing, Welding electrode, Including evacuating, degasifying or getter or fluent material introduction, Generating gas or vapor within an envelope, or coating by vapor, gas, mist or smoke within the envelope, With coating, e.g., providing protective coating on sensitive area, Arc tube making, e.g., fluorescent lamp, With subsequent treatment of the coating, Apparatus or processes specially adapted for the manufacture of electric discharge tubes, discharge lamps, or parts thereof, Recovery of material from discharge tubes or lamps, With gas introduction.

Patent details
Publication number 08579670
Publication date Nov. 12, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 13/800,793
Application date Mar. 13, 2013
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 445/25
Total number of claims 6
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 2
Number of figures 2
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