We didn’t start the fire

Cold Plasma

So when I got my plasma lighter, I was thinking that I could be combusting things that regular butane lighters could not. Then I learnt about cold plasma. Now, I need to point out that cold plasma can be in the temperature of hot water or boiling water. The reason has that the energy could be stored in the electrons while the nucleus was near ambient temperature³.

Not plasma cannon

If you like waving lighters at concerts, this plasma lighter is not for you. I doubt that it will have enough juice to reach the chorus. Its arc is also pretty short so it is not as visible as a naked flame.

Author’s face using thermal sensor



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