Science 101: How do the new fluorescent lightbulbs work?

by: William C. Robertson, Ph.D.

This is a timely question; given that in 2012 incandescent bulbs (the regular lightbulbs you’ve used for many years) won’t meet energy efficiency standards and will be phased out. To address the question, the author will explain how incandescent bulbs work and then address fluorescent bulbs.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/2009Stock # sc09_047_04_54Volume 047Issue 04

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