Bismuth-zinc-mercury amalgam, fluorescent lamps, and related methods

Amalgame de bismuth-zinc-mercure, lampes fluorescentes, et procédés associés

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La présente invention concerne une pastille présentant une microstructure incluant une phase bismuth, une phase de solution solide de zinc et une phase de Zn3Hg. L'invention concerne également un procédé de fabrication d'une pastille incluant du bismuth, du zinc et du mercure. L'invention concerne de plus une lampe fluorescente pourvue d'une charge incluant du bismuth, du zinc et du mercure, ainsi qu'un procédé permettant de doser une lampe fluorescente avec du mercure.
A pellet having a microstructure including a bismuth phase, a zinc solid solution phase, and a Zn3Hg phase is disclosed. A method of making a pellet including bismuth, zinc, and mercury is also disclosed. Moreover, a fluorescent lamp with a fill material including bismuth, zinc, and mercury is disclosed. Further, a method of dosing a fluorescent lamp with mercury is disclosed.

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