LESA Experts Cited in Recent LEDs Magazine Last Word Column

Understand the facts about UV-C LEDs and germicidal applications – Center Director Robert Karlicek and Leah Scott set the record straight on how packaged LEDs fit into the germicidal UV application space.
With the COVID-19 pandemic raging, interest in germicidal technologies has surged as well. Ultraviolet radiation, specifically in the UV-C (100‒280 nm) band, is one technology that has gone from a very niche subject to the front pages of major newspapers because UV-C energy can deactivate the virus. So let’s consider the facts about germicidal UV-C and the sources that can produce such energy, including LEDs.


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