Components | LEDs | UV-LEDs | Disinfection | Medical | Special Applications | Jun 05, 2018

Luminus Enters UV-C LED Disinfection and Sterilization Segment with Two 280 nm Emitters

Luminus Enters UV-C LED Disinfection and Sterilization Segment with Two 280 nm Emitters Luminus Devices, Inc., has expanded its ultraviolet (UV) LED portfolio with two new 280 nm devices intended for the medical and health and well-being product segments. The standard footprint 3535 surface mount emitter is a 350 mA device with peak output up to 60 mW. The second ultra-compact emitter is 1.3 mm by 1.3 mm and only 0.85 mm tall; it delivers 3 mW at 20 mA and peak output of 11 mW at 100 mA. Read more »

Discussions | Medical | Components | UV-LEDs | Nov 30, 2017

LG Innotek Unveils the World’s First 100 mW UV-C LED

LG Innotek Unveils the World’s First 100 mW UV-C LED LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100 mW UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020. Read more »

Resources | LpR Article | Research | Medical | Sep 25, 2017

Challenges when Designing LED-Based Illumination Systems in Medical Applications and Diagnostics

Challenges when Designing LED-Based Illumination Systems in Medical Applications and Diagnostics LEDs have become indispensable in medical technology and dentistry. But the requirements placed on these lighting products are very high: Minimized size, high, application specific color rendering index, efficient temperature management, usability and excellent disinfection opportunities are all extremely important. Prof. Paola Belloni from the Steinbeis Transfer Center Illumination Optics and Lighting Engineering and Furtwangen University, and Alexander Gärtner from the Faculty of Mechanical and Medical Engineering of the Furtwangen University discuss the requirements for different applications such as endoscopy, surgeries, dental devices, and photodynamic therapy. Further topics are the development of a self-disinfecting operation interface with edge-lit UV-A LEDs, and a new optimization approach, taking into account the reflection and absorption properties of human tissues. Read more »

Systems & Applications | Luminaires | Medical | Jul 14, 2017

New Merivaara Q-Flow Surgical Light Can Reduce the Risk of Infections

New Merivaara Q-Flow Surgical Light Can Reduce the Risk of Infections The Merivaara Q-Flow™ surgical light improves the working environment in operating rooms, and also offers a new way to reduce the risk of infections. Q-Flow is a major step forward from traditional operating room lights. Designed and manufactured in Finland, Q-Flow was developed to fulfil the needs of the modern surgical team. It offers improvements on many standard features in the industry as well as radical innovations. Read more »

Components | UV-LEDs | Medical | Feb 24, 2017

LG Innotek Unveils the World's First 70 mW UV-C LED

LG Innotek Unveils the World's First 70 mW UV-C LED LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 70 mw UV-C LED for sterilization applications. As its sterilization performance is 1.5 times higher than the competitor’s 45 mW module.UV-C LED produces the short wavelength ultraviolet rays in the range of 200 – 280 nm, allowing it to be used for sterilization purpose. It prevents the proliferation of bacteria by destroying their DNA. LG Innotek’s product emits UV in the range of 280nm. Read more »

Resources | Technologies | Light Generation | Thermal Management | Medical | Feb 22, 2017

Thermal Management of an LED Light Source for Microscopes

Thermal Management of an LED Light Source for Microscopes Thermal management is a challenge for every LED and LASER solution. Microscope lighting solutions have some very critical requirements, especially if they concern medical applications. ESCATEC in Heerbrugg, Switzerland has a lot of experience in that field and covers all relevant technical disciplines. Wolfgang Plank, head of the MOEMS Future Laboratory and cleanroom, and Gerd Harder, Key Account Manager, give insights on the design process, thermal simulation and production of an LED light source for Leica Microsystems’ Ophthalmic Microscope Proveo 8. Read more »

Components | UV-LEDs | Medical | Jan 09, 2017

RayVio's 60 mW UV LED Sets Industry Benchmark for Disinfection and Sterilization

RayVio's 60 mW UV LED Sets Industry Benchmark for Disinfection and Sterilization RayVio Corp., an advanced health and hygiene company, is delivering the industry's first 60mW UV LED in volume. The breakthrough performance from the company's XP Series is making the use of ultraviolet LEDs for critical medical and public health solutions a reality. Read more »

Components | UV-LEDs | Medical | Nov 28, 2016

Epileds and HPL Jointly Launched the Bioraytron Brand UVC LED Products

Epileds and HPL Jointly Launched the Bioraytron Brand UVC LED Products Bioraytron is a 50%/50% joint venture by Epileds and HPL. The epi wafers and chips of UVC LED are manufactured by Epileds, and packages and modules being exclusively sold under the brand name of Bioraytron are completed by HPL. Read more »

Medical | UV-Modules | Components | UV-LEDs | Oct 18, 2016

LG Innotek Claims Great Progress in Performance of Mass-Produced UV-C LED Modules

LG Innotek Claims Great Progress in Performance of Mass-Produced UV-C LED Modules LG Innotek announced it has supplied its sterilizing UV-C LED modules to LG Electroics’ home appliance. The company expects that this achievement will become the primer to expand its market for UV-C LEDs. Read more »

LpR Article | Technologies | Medical | Aug 22, 2016

High-End White Light Sources Fiber Optics Technology for Medical Applications

High-End White Light Sources Fiber Optics Technology for Medical Applications Often technologies that are too expensive for the mass market at the beginning are already adopted in medical applications. When reaching a certain level of maturity, costs usually become more reasonable and adaptations for the consumer market begins. Holger Laabs, Oliver Mehl and Henning Rehn from Osram GmbH present a light source technology and its prerequisites for fiber optics that could become one of these technologies. Read more »

Medical | Components | LEDs | Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 19, 2013

Osram Ostar Medical - New “Tunable White” LED With High CRI, Not Just for Medical Applications

Measuring just 5.9 mm x 4.8 mm x 1.2 mm, the Osram Ostar Medical has a very compact design When it launches the new Osram Ostar Medical, Osram Opto Semiconductors will be introducing the first LED component with a high color-rendering index (CRI) of 95 and the possibility of adjusting the temperature of the color white. This makes it ideal for medical applications – for instance in operating rooms, where a precisely controlled chromaticity coordinate and high natural color rendering are crucial. Read more »

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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