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In order to understand the technology that allows each lamp type to produce light, it is important to review certain basic principles. This post covers lumens, service life, foot-candles, lighting source types, beam angle and other foundations of lighting.
What is Light? Light travels at 186,000 miles per second and is expressed in wavelengths in billionths of a meter...