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How can you create sustainable plasma without a plasma ball

  1. Jan 26, 2016 #1
    I want to do an experiment for a presentation for a medium amount of people. How can I create plasma to show off to them?
     
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  3. Jan 26, 2016 #2
    Common examples of plasma include neon signs, candle flames, spark discharges.
    A lit cigarette, stood up vertically in a microwave oven, will form large balls of plasma.
     
  4. Jan 27, 2016 #3
    Can you make it so it can be in a school and not be an lame lightbulb
     
  5. Jan 27, 2016 #4
    You could make a tesla coil, and the long arc that comes off of it is a plasma. Much cooler.
     
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