UV LEDs for disinfection

AkzoNobel to Develop UV-LED-based Antifouling Technology for Ships and Boats

Dutch chemical company, AkzoNobel plans to develop a fouling prevention technology which utilizes ultraviolet UV-LED technology from Royal Philips. The UV-LED-based solution will be applied to underwater surfaces of marine vessels to eliminate fouling growth. Together, the two companies are aiming to develop an economically viable solution for underwater fouling …

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Vishay Introduces Ceramic/Quartz-based UVC LED

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. of Malvern, Pennsylvania USA introduced a new ceramic / quartz-based UVC (short wavelength ultraviolet) emitting diode. The company created the UVC LED for sterilization, purification, and sanitation applications to replace mercury UVC lamps. The VLMU60CL..-280-125 boasts an extremely long lifetime. The surface-mount package measures 6 mm by …

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High Power Lighting Begins UV-C LED Devices for Water Purification

High Power Lighting of Taiwan, an LED packaging service provider has begun shipping UV-C LED devices for water purification and household disinfection, according to a DigiTimes article that cited company chairman Charles Wei. A chip supply of UV-C wavelength chips (in the wavelength of 200-280nm) from Epileds Technologies of UV-C …

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Osram and Four Partners Collaborate on UV Power Project as Part of Advanced UV for Life Consortium

Beginning in February 2017, Osram has worked with four partners including research institutes and companies on a project called “UV Power.”  The “UV Power” project is a collaborative project for which the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides funding. For the project, Osram and the partners have …

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HPL to Use Bioraytron Brand UV-C LEDs for Still Water Purification

High Power Lighting a service provider of invisible LED packaging has been collaborating LED maker Epileds Technologies to develop ultraviolet -C LEDs that emit in a wavelength of 240-290nm. Such LEDs are used for water and air disinfection under the two company’s joint-venture brand Bioraytron. Bioraytron brand UV-C LED devices …

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