On This Day in Skill History - September 24 - Those Bright Neon ...

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Claude was the French chemist who invented the neon come. Neon lights work by passing a current though a sealed tube of neon gas. The electrical current ionizes the neon atoms enough so when the electron returns to its instruct state, it emits a photon. These photons are visible as bright orange light. Sign manufacturers jumped on this new lighting method, but the color voice seemed limited. You could have any color you wanted, as. via About.com Chemistry

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