LED biomedical applications

Skin Exposure to 293nm UV Light Found to be More Efficient than Sunlight in Promoting Vitamin D3 Production

Skin exposure to ultraviolet light is known to have both beneficial and negative health consequences depending on cumulative time of exposure. Some of the adverse effects associated with repeated, long, and cumulative exposure include premature aging of the skin, DNA damage, and a much greater risk of Melanoma (skin cancer). …

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Green Light May Reduce Pain

UA researcher holds contact lens that allows green light through for rats in pain study.

University of Arizona researchers found that exposure to green light may help reduce pain. Dr. Mohab Ibrahim, director of the Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic at Banner-University Medical Center South, and UA researcher had gotten a call from his brother Wael complaining of a headache. Dr. Ibrahim told him to take …

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Phoseon Partners with LED Specialists Inc. and Enters Life Sciences Market

Phoseon Technology of Hillsboro, Oregon USA, announced an agreement with LED Specialists, Inc. Over the past three years, LED Specialists has been integrating UV LED lamps in industrial curing applications. Now, with this North American relationship, LED Specialists will bundle Phoseon LED technology to meet various UV curing requirements. In …

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AquiSense to Collaborate with International Light Technologies

AquiSense Collimated Beam Devices with controller and ILT Sensors

AquiSense Technologies has agreed to collaborate with International Light Technologies (ILT). Through the collaboration, the AquiSense PearlBeam™, a bench-scale UV device for research applications, will come with ILT sensors. According to AquiSense, recent advancements in UV-C LEDs have resulted in the development of collimated beam devices that allow researchers to select …

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Rayvio Introduces 60mW Output UV LED Module

Rayvio launches 60mW output UV LED module

RayVio Corp. of Hayward, California USA, has introduced what the company claims to be the industry’s first 60mW UV LED in volume.  The company says that the breakthrough performance from the company’s XP Series of UV LED arrays is ideal for critical medical and public health solutions. Rayvio contends that …

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