LED biomedical applications

Osram Licht AG Changes Financial Outlook; Osram Americas Shows Off LED-lit Eyewear at Boston TechJam 2018

Osram Licht AG reported that it would be changing its financial outlook for fiscal 2018. The company cited uncertainty related to restrictions on trade and sales that lead to some of the company’s automotive lighting customers to postpone (but not cancel) orders. In other Osram news, the company attended Boston …

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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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