Green 2 Computer Systems

Below you will find your class topic and the individual components of the topic. Make sure you cite all sources

Plasma Televisions


This project is intended to discuss Plasma Televisions. The following are subtopics which should be researched in relation to this topic:
  • The definition of a Plasma Television
Plasma Televisions create a picture from a gas (plasma) filled with xenon and neon atoms and millions of electrically
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HD Plasma Television
charged atoms and electrons, that collide when you turn the power on. The energy the collision releases increases the energy level in the plasma and the neon and xenon release photons of light. Plasma TVs offer large viewing areas bu t are very thin. While they offer excellent picture quality, they are expensive and are becoming the popular choice for HDTV. Plasma TVs can generally achieve deeper black levels, making for more cinematic movie-watching, and they do a better job of handling fast motion.
Most plasma TVs came in 42-inch or 50-inch sizes, but now smaller screens, down to 32 inches; larger screens, up to 63 inches; and in-between screen sizes, such as 46-inches, are starting to become more common.


  • The evolution (history) of the Plasma Television
  • Current uses of Plasma Screens
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Plasma TV in use (at home)

Plasma TVs is growing in popularity. It is part of the High Definition Television (HDTV) and offers you an enhanced viewing experience. Plasma TV has sharper video and audio quality
compared to other TVs. If you are a sports fan or movie buff, plasma TV will thrill you.
Plasma TVs can be used in a number of different settings. The most common use for a plasma TV is recreational use in your home. A plasma TV can be used to watch television, watch movies, play video games, and even listen to music. The most recent advancement in plasma screen technology is the ability to use it as a computer screen monitor. Now, even computer screens can produce images in high definition.
Since their invention, plasma screens have now been put into use in office buildings and work places. More and more businesses are incorporating the plasma screen, as they can fit almost anywhere, and they provide a larger screen for better quality picture, as well as more viewing area.

  • Pricing and Comparison of Plasma Televisions
  • Compare and contrast Plasma vs. LCD. Provide a recommendation as to which is better.
  • What type of cables or connections are used to connect to other media devices. Explain each in detail
  • How are plasma televisions related to high definition

High Definition television and Plasma Screen televisions are part of the new generation of televisions for the twenty-first century. They are very closely related televisions. Plasma Screen televisions and High Definition televisions are both designed in similar ways; they bothbroadcast their picture at a higher resolution; they are both commonly used in the American household and are spreading vastly across the world.

  • What are the possible future applications of Plasma televisions?

Evolution of Plasma Televisions






Works Cited
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/plasma_TV.html
http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/hdtv.htm
http://www.plasmas.org/what-are-plasmas.htm