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Old 02-13-14, 01:02 AM   #4
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Linear has a few interesting app notes on the inner workings of inverter fluorescent lamp ballasts.
http://www.linear.com/docs/4154
In particular, spacing the lamp wiring and the bulb itself away from metal boosts efficiency.
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