2021-09-29

FBH To Show New Diode Laser And UV LED

FBH to present latest technology at Berlin-based Photonics Days trom October 4th to 7th The Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibnis-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (FBH) will participate in Photonics Days conference and exhibition trom October 4 - 7, 2021 in Berlin-Adlershof. The four-day conference brings together experts from photonics, optics, microsystems technology, and quantum technology. Scientists from the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut will present the latest results on high-power diode lasers, UV LEDs including the corresponding irradiation s...
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2021-09-15

Tokyo's Asahi Kasei Corporation Backs Ann Arbor-Based JustLight pbc with UV Investment

JustLight raises over $2M of seed funding to bring light to health care and hygiene. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Kasei Corporation has committed its support in JustLight with another round of investment. This comes after JustLight was awarded funding in January from Asahi Kasei's UV Accelerator, a project that strives to attract new partnerships from countries around the globe to help create a safer world. JustLight, a public benefit corporation, believes its light will fundamentally improve our health care system. Founder P...
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2021-08-18

AeroClean Technologies Announces Partnership With Cape Cod Healthcare to Deliver Pathogen-Free Air at Facilities Across the CCHC Network

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AeroClean Technologies announced partnership plans with Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC) to install more than 100 Pūrgo™ air purification and sanitization devices in their facilities as soon as early fall 2021. Pūrgo™ utilizes patented, proprietary, UV-C LED technology to significantly reduce or remove harmful pathogens like allergens, mold, bacteria, fungi, and viruses, including the surrogate pathogen for COVID-19 - offering continuous air sanitizatio...
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2021-08-11

NTU Singapore Scientists Create Ultra High Performance Flexible Ultraviolet Sensors For Use In Wearables

Peer-Reviewed Publication NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY To enable the development of wearable devices that possess advanced ultraviolet (UV) detection functions, scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive. While invisible to the human eye, UV rays surround us in our environment, and excessive exposure can cause health issues including skin cancer and premature skin ageing. The intensity of UV rays is typically reported ...
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2021-08-05

SETi’s Violeds Technology Solution to Support Delta Variant Spreading Prevention

Columbia S.C. – Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (SETi) and Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190), the leading global providers of UV LED technology and subsidiaries of Seoul Semiconductor, announced surface disinfection test results: Violeds solution fully disinfected the Covid-19 delta variant by 99.3% in one second and 99.9999% in five seconds, at the online press conference held on August 4, 2021. In addition, in the SETi and Seoul Viosys’ own experiment, Violeds not only removed fine dust, but also disinfected 90% of viruses in the air in 5-...
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2021-07-30

Accell’s New Power UV Sanitizer is the Ultimate Sanitizing Solution

Using UV light, the Accell Power UV Sanitizer with Wireless Charging thoroughly cleans every corner of items and effectively kills 99% of common germs and bacteria July 21, 2021 05:54 PM Eastern Daylight Time   FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accell, a provider of innovative power products and enhanced connectivity solutions, today announced the official release of the new Accell Power UV Sanitizer with Wireless Charging, which has been certified by the Environmental Protection Agency, confirming the company meets the EPA&rs...
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2021-06-18

De Nora to acquire UV Technologies Division from Calgon Carbon Corporation

Deal includes Hyde GUARDIAN®, RAYOX®, SENTINEL® and C3 SERIES UV, combining the capabilities of both organizations to meet exponential demand for advanced water treatment technologies PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--De Nora, a global leader in the delivery of sustainable technologies, has today announced the acquisition of the UV Technologies Division (“CCUV”) from Calgon Carbon Corporation. The deal includes municipal and industrial water ultraviolet disinfection brands RAYOX, SENTINEL...
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2021-04-08

Haier India introduces UV Clean Pro Air Conditioner for Healthy Air

Haier’s new UV Clean Pro air conditioner eliminates virus through its built-in LED UV light that sterilizes the surrounding by providing clean and breathable air The AC aims to redefine innovation with contactless connectivity, AI-enabled voice control, and a unique convertible feature that optimizes energy saving  New Delhi, 31 March, 2021: Haier, the global leader in Home Appliances & Consumer Electronics and World's Number 1 brand in Major Appliances for 12 Consecutive Years*, augmented its AC line-up for the summer season wit...
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2018-02-02

[Photonics West 2018] LIVE- UV LED Curing and Water Sterilization Markets Start to Take Off

The international photonics exhibition Photonics West 2018 is now the largest one in the US and has a lot of visitors. Taking place annually in San Francisco, Photonics West 2018 is the world's largest event for the optoelectronics industry
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2018-02-01

[Photonics West 2018] Bioraytron Grows with Clients, UV-C LED in Air and Water Sterilization Market Develops Rapidly

The international photonics exhibition Photonics West 2018 is now the largest one in the US and has a lot of visitors. Taking place annually in San Francisco, Photonics West 2018 is the world's largest event for the optoelectronics industry. HPL is one of the well-known manufacturers of UV LED and IR LED. It has sufficient experiences in cooperating with chip manufacturers, developing packaging products and designing optical system. By combining the above three main advantages, it develops UV and IR packaging products. The UV products have been applied in the curing market. The irradiance can reach 8W/cm2 at a distance of 10cm. IR LED products have also been shipped to NB and applied in the facial recognition market. At Photonics West 2018, LEDinside had the pleasure to interview HPL’s President Charles Wei for sharing HPL’s current UV-C LED technology and the market development trend.
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2017-05-02

Nichia Ranked First in UV LED Revenue in 2016, Says LEDinside

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2017 UV LED v.s UV LED Module Market Report, UV LED products consistently develop in various applications, plus the Minamata Convention on Mercury and energy saving policy, LEDinside forecasted that UV LED market scale will raise from USD 288 million in 2017 to USD 526 million in 2020, CAGR of 2015-2020 is highly at 34%.
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2016-09-19

LEDinside Forecasts Value of Global UV LED Market to Reach US$166 Million in 2016

In 2016, UV LED technology has been rapidly expanding into various application markets including curing, sterilization and purification equipment. The total value of the UV LED market worldwide is estimated to grow from US$166 million in 2016 to US$555 million in 2021 at compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27%, according to the 2016~2021 Global LED Industry Demand and Supply Database Report byLEDinside, a division of TrendForce.
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2016-05-20

Measuring Heart Rates with Light Technology Applications Expands in Wearables and Potentially Home Healthcare Applications, Says LEDinside

The combined shipments of smartwatches and smart bands will reach 7.5 million units this year, and 90% of which will be equipped with optical sensor components used for pulse rate monitoring, according to the 2016 UV LED and IR LED Application Markets Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Shipments of smartwatches and smart bands together will total 170 million units by 2020, and all of them are expected to incorporate optical sensor components. A common sensor system that measure pulse rate and blood oxygen concentration is the reflective photoplethymography (PPG) sensor. Due to opportunities in health and fitness trends, the reflective PPG sensor is gradually becoming an integral part of most wearable devices. Additionally, wearable optical sensors that can track pulse rate and other health-related data have huge potential in the home healthcare market.
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2016-04-18

LEDinside: China's LED Chip Market Contracts for the First Time by 7% in 2015 Due to Severe Competition

LEDinside, a division of the global market research firm TrendForce, held an exclusive analyst symposium on April 15 at Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall. During this special meet-and-greet event, LEDinside analyst based in Taiwan and Mainland China gathered together to share their latest findings with attendees. The main topic of the symposium was the growing niche or “Blue Ocean” markets for LED technology, such as UV LED, IR LED and automotive LED products. The LEDinside team also gave attendees a comprehensive overview of market outlooks and opportunities from a regional as well as a global perspective, with focuses on China and the emerging markets.
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2016-04-11

Customization to Relieve Price Pressure in the UV-A LED Market, Investments in UV-C LED Research to Bring New Breakthroughs

UV-A LEDs are primarily used for curing. Presently, curing also represents 52% of the UV-A market in terms of applications. Wu noted that UV-A LED manufacturers will evade the challenge of price competition by offering highly customizable solutions in the future. This means working closely with curing machine vendors in every aspect of product development, such as the LED wavelength, the design of the UV LED module, the composition of the UV adhesive and the design of the cooling system.
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2015-12-01

LEDinside Projects UVC LED Market to Reach US $356M by 2020

Light-emitting diode (LED) manufacturers are now looking to develop niche application markets that can provide higher margins as the price competition in the LED lighting market has become too difficult for them. Among these niche application markets, ultraviolet (UV) LED has attracted investments from many manufacturers because of its enormous market value. The UV LED market has much higher technological barrier to entry, so prices of its products are several tens of times greater than those of the general LED products. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, states that the global UV LED market in 2015 is estimated at US$122 million, which is around the same level as in 2014, in its 2015 Global LED Industry Supply and Demand Database Report. The absence of noticeable growth in the market value this year is mainly attributed to the rapid decline in UV-A LED prices (UV-A spectrum is between 320~400nm in wavelength).
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2015-05-06

Laser Diode Trends at OPIE’15

Many types of laser diodes (LDs) were displayed at OPIE’15, which took place last month in Yokohama, Japan. LD can be classified into gas laser, YAG lasers, semiconductor lasers, quantum cascade lasers and others.
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2015-05-04

Dow Corning to Unveil Two New Products at LightFair International 2015

As Dow Corning Corporation launches two new lighting products at LightFair International 2015, it is stressing something larger: A new way of thinking of silicones throughout the luminaire design process.
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2013-10-25

Starpath Lights Up Local Park in Cambridge

Pro-Teq Surfacing (UK) Ltd, developed and patented a world first for spraying a liquid based product in combination with either soft or hard media. This innovative pathway re-surfacing methodology called STARPATH is the result of an extensive period of chemical trials. Comprising a multitude of product samples, mix ratios and application techniques. STARPATH is currently being trialled in Christ’s Pieces, a well-known park in the east side of the centre of Cambridge by Cambridge City Council.
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Nichia further demonstrates its commitment in UV-C LED technology with its release of the high output NC4U334BR. Tokushima, Japan — 6 October 2021: NICHIA, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of the high-brightness bl... READ MORE