Glow Lamps

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Neon Lighting - Neon Glow Lamps and Plasma Displays
... In neon glow lamps, the luminous region of the gas is a thin, "negative glow" region immediately adjacent to a negatively charged electrode (or "cathode") the positively ... These features distinguish glow lamps from the much longer and brighter "positive column" luminous regions in neon tube lighting ... The energy dissipation in the lamps when they are glowing is very low (about 0.1 W), hence the distinguishing term cold-cathode lighting ...

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