Neon Signs Los Angeles

Neon Signs Los Angeles

Radical App is located in Los Angeles, California contact us to manufacture and install the neon sign in their lobby. This organization primarily operates in the Computer Software Development business / industry within the Business Services sector. This organization has been operating for approximately 4 years. Radical App is estimated to generate $305,453 in annual revenues, and employs approximately 5 people at this single location.

Neon signs have become one of marketing’s most used tools In the last hundred years since their inventions. From highly visible billboards to signs in windows, neon is a marketing ploy that helps business get noticed.

Chemical element of Neon

Neon is a chemical element with symbol Ne and atomic number 10. It is a noble gas. Neon is a colorless, odorless, inert monatomic gas under standard conditions, with about two-thirds the density of air. It was discovered (along with krypton and xenon) in 1898 as one of the three residual rare inert elements remaining in dry air, after nitrogen, oxygen, argon and carbon dioxide were removed. Neon was the second of these three rare gases to be discovered and was immediately recognized as a new element from its bright red emission spectrum. The name neon is derived from the Greek word, νέον, neuter singular form of νέος (neos), meaning new. Neon is chemically inert, and no uncharged neon compounds are known. The compounds of neon currently known include ionic molecules, molecules held together by van der Waals forces and clathrates.

History of Neon

Neon (Greek νέον (néon), neuter singular form of νέος meaning “new”), was discovered in 1898 by the British chemists Sir William Ramsay (1852–1916) and Morris W. Travers(1872–1961) in London. Neon was discovered when Ramsay chilled a sample of air until it became a liquid, then warmed the liquid and captured the gases as they boiled off. The gases nitrogen, oxygen, and argon had been identified, but the remaining gases were isolated in roughly their order of abundance, in a six-week period beginning at the end of May 1898. First to be identified was krypton. The next, after krypton had been removed, was a gas which gave a brilliant red light under spectroscopic discharge. This gas, identified in June, was named neon, the Greek analogue of “novum”, (new), suggested by Ramsay’s son. The characteristic brilliant red-orange color emitted by gaseous neon when excited electrically was noted immediately; Travers later wrote, “the blaze of crimson light from the tube told its own story and was a sight to dwell upon and never forget.”

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