Podcast: How does a plasma screen work?

Dec. 9, 2008

BASF: In simple terms, behind the glass on the front of a plasma screen you'll find a whole lot of tiny cells that are filled with one of the "noble" gases, generally neon or xenon. Each of these cells represents a single point a pixel. If a voltage is applied to the gas, then it converts into what is known as a plasma and the pixel begins to glow.

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Topics: Audio Media , Display Technology , Hardware

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