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(Electrical Engineering) a glass bulb or tube containing neon at low pressure that gives a pink or red glow when a voltage is applied
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Noun1.neon lamp - a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
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And yet there are technically significant differences between the two types of lights: Neon lamps were and are most commonly full of the Penning mixture, which contains 99.9% neon and 0.1% argon (Kruithof & Penning, 1937, in Septhon, Turner, & Leake, 1984).
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Barretts say "Life span is almost infinite, though batteries (easily and cheaply obtainable) may need replacement, perhaps once a year depending on use, and the internal neon lamps can sometimes fail, again, a five minute job for anyone to replace.
When I queried the repair and maintenance aspect, I was told "Life span is almost infinite, though batteries (easily and cheaply obtainable) may need replacement, perhaps once a year depending on use, and the internal neon lamps can sometimes fail, again, a five minute job for anyone to replace.
"If you take this powerful, bright radiation source in the center of the galaxy and blast the gas with its radiation, it will get excited in just the same way the neon gets excited in neon lamps, producing light," Hickox, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth, said.
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Yet costs are coming down, and high-brightness LEDs are being used increasingly to replace incandescent and neon lamps, often in clusters and arrays.
We can easily guess that the poet of the urban world would go for neon lamps: "Salut au monde!" Whitman calls across the mobile century, "What cities the light or warmth penetrates I penetrate those cities myself ...