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Converting from W to W/m^2 for UV bulbs

  1. Jan 9, 2012 #1
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  3. Jan 18, 2012 #2
    You can get an upper bound by simply calculating the emitting surface area of the bulb and dividing into the power. And hopefully the limitations of this are obvious: the conversion efficiency is not 100% so the actual number must be lower than this number. Possibly a lot lower.

    The best answer is to call up Osram and ask them for the spec. Or scour their website for a detailed data sheet which likely has the spec or something from which it could be derived. Cost of a phone call or two with some of your time.
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2012
  4. Jan 18, 2012 #3

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