MacRoscopic Properties: The World We See

Phases of Matter and Intensive Properties

Are there plasmas in our daily lives?

Plasmas are found in fluorescent lights and neon lights. If you’ve ever seen a Tesla coil at a science museum, the arcs of light that they produce are plasma, as is lightning. Plasma TVs and plasma lamps are correctly named—both generate light using plasma, similar to fluorescent lights.


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