Pulsed ultra-violet inactivation spectrum of Escherichia coli.

@article{Wang2005PulsedUI,
  title={Pulsed ultra-violet inactivation spectrum of Escherichia coli.},
  author={Tao Wang and Scott J. MacGregor and John G. Anderson and G. A. Woolsey},
  journal={Water research},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 13},
  pages={2921-5}
}
Inactivation of Escherichia coli is examined using ultra-violet (UV) radiation from a pulsed xenon flashlamp. The light from the discharge has a broadband emission spectrum extending from the UV to the infrared region with a rich UV content. The flashlamp provides high-energy UV output using a small number of short-duration pulses (30 micros). The flashlamp is used with a monochromator to investigate the wavelength sensitivity of E. coli to inactivation by the pulsed UV light. Using 8 nm wide… CONTINUE READING

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