Physics and Applications of Deep UV LEDs

  title={Physics and Applications of Deep UV LEDs},
  author={Remis Gaska and Michael S. Shur and J. P. Zhang},
  journal={2006 8th International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology Proceedings},
  • R. GaskaM. ShurJ. Zhang
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Physics
  • 2006 8th International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology Proceedings
Compact, solid-state ultraviolet (UV) light sources are finding applications in air, water and surface sterilization/decontamination, bio-agent detection and identification, UV curing, biomedical and analytical instrumentation. A better understanding of device physics and new phonon engineering have allowed us to increase the power and efficiency of deep UV LEDs with wavelength ranging from 247 nm to 365 nm. Prototype systems for water purification and sterilization have been demonstrated using… 

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