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This paper presents a new driving scheme for the improvement and flexibility of a color temperature without sacrificing a peak white luminance using an independent control of the red (R), green (G), and blue (B) luminance in an alternating current plasma display panel (AC-PDP). The independent control for the R, G, and B emissions can be achieved by selective application of the various narrow auxiliary pulses to the R, G, and B address electrodes during a sustain-period. The auxiliary pulses can control the luminance levels independently from the R, G, and B cells by forming the fast and efficient plasma or by slight disturbing of the wall charge accumulation. By the application of various auxiliary pulses leading to the simultaneous control of each color's luminance, it is observed that the new driving scheme can improve the color temperature from 5396 K to 10 980 K in a 4-in test panel with almost the same peak white luminance as that of the conventional driving scheme.