argon and neon are gases which are non-conductors of electricity then how does current flow in a lighted bulb?

Asked by Joseph George | 3rd Apr, 2011, 11:30: PM

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When electric current is passed through the filament of the bulb; it becomes red hot and emit lights. To protect this filament from evaporating or catching fire, the bulbs are either evacuated or filled with inert gases like neon or argon.

 

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