Neon

10
Ne
20.1797(6)

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Neon is used to make neon lights.

Properties

Symbol Name Atomic Number Atomic Weight Group Number
Ne neon 10 20.1797(6) 18

Description

Standard State: gas at 298 K
Color: colorless

Neon is mainly used to make neon advertising signs.   Liquid neon has been used in the cryogenic refrigerant, because it has over 40 times the refrigerant power than liquid helium and three times the refrigerant than hydrogen.