why does a florocent tube glow

Asked by  | 5th Apr, 2008, 11:14: AM

Expert Answer:

A fluorescent lamp or fluorescent tube is a gas-discharge lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapor. The excited mercury atoms produce short-wave ultraviolet light that then causes a phosphor to fluoresce, producing visible light

Answered by  | 11th Jun, 2008, 06:38: PM

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