What gases make what colors in neon signs?

Neon is red, helium is orange, argon is lavender, krypton is gray or green, mercury vapor is light blue, and xenon is gray or blue. Neon in particular radiates brightly. Gases used to produce bright, multi-colored neon signs commonly include mercury, argon, and helium. Gas discharge lighting was first discovered and commercialized in the early 1900s. Neon lights are mainly used as neon signs, although they are also used for decoration. Some...

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