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Does Argon turn sky blue or lavender when electricty is ran through it? Thanks
Question Date: 2010-10-20
Answer 1:

I don't know which line gets excited, but a good clue would be to look at an Argon light. If you heat it enough to spark, of course, it's ultraviolet.

Answer 2:

By looking for information to answer to your question, I found out that when a flow of electrical current passes through argon gas, several wavelengths of light are produced, including short-wave ultraviolet light. However, it would be interesting to try to see it through an experiment.


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