Nikkiso initiates shipments of deep ultraviolet LEDs

NIKKISO CO. has announced that it has initiated shipments of commercial LED product samples emitting at a range of wavelengths in the UVB and UVC spectral regimes for industrial, biomedical, and environmental applications. NIKKISO offers several power levels and package types to meet a wide variety of applications, and the company is working closely with customers in several market segments to develop customized product solutions.

UVB and UVC LEDs offer substantial advantages over UV lamps including mercury free operation, direct on-off modulation and instantaneous analog power control, compact and lightweight form factor, flexible emission wavelength, directional illumination, low voltage and direct current drive. Applications of UVB and UVC LEDs include biomedical instrumentation and dermatology, curing of industrial resins and inks, and air purification and water sterilization.

Nikkiso’s proprietary semiconductor technology enables the world’s highest performance, power and efficiency, with industry leading reliability in the UVB and UVC regime. Power levels up to 40mW per package are available, with customized multichip assemblies capable emitting more than 1W. The devices can be utilized in stand-alone light sources, or integrated seamlessly as OEM components into end customers’ final product solutions.


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