cold cathode

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a cathode that is a source of electrons without being heated

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Tenders are invited for supply of cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (ccfls) for lcds of controllers
As LED backlight is gradually replacing cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs), the LED TV penetration rate is expected to surge to 65~70% this year from 40% of last year, according to Unity executives.
Other efficient lighting types include cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs), which provide backlighting for LCD displays, and low-voltage lighting, lighting that operates at 30 volts or less and provides a lot more flexibility in design and location.
One very effective approach allowing power reduction would be the shift from traditional cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) to LED backlighting, iSuppli said.
Samsung achieved the extreme brightness level of its high-bright DID by making use of high-performance, cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) that operate on a very high current, and use an extremely thin color filter.
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LEDs are able to replace traditional cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) in the backlighting units of LCD televisions, offering advantages in terms of lifetime, environmental friendliness and most significantly enhanced color gamut," observed Asif Anwar, Director of Strategy Analytics GaAs service.