Browse Standards J2739_201102
Current Stabilized 2011-02-24

Absorptive and Interference Coatings Applied on Replaceable Headlamp Bulbs(STABILIZED Feb 2011) J2739_201102

This report investigates the use of single and multi-layer coatings on replaceable headlamp bulbs and how such coatings can affect the performance of bulbs in terms of light scattering, which can contribute to glare, and spectral separation in headlamps. Tests were developed to investigate the effects of absorptive and interference (multi-layer) coatings on bulbs, and on bulbs in headlamp systems. These tests provide validation for a proposed bulb color separation test, which establishes limits for spectral separation within the boundaries of SAE J578 white color requirements. The bulb color separation test provides a definitive selection criterion to identify bulbs that cause excessive light scatter (glare) and/or spectral separation in an optical system.
J2739_201102
2011-02-24
Latest
Stabilized
J2739_200701
2007-01-30
Historical
Issued

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