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Application Notes

AN002 - UVC LEDs for Disinfection

Basics around UV disinfection using UVC LEDs for designers first exploring these systems.

Klaran UVC LEDs

By Klaran

UV disinfection provides many benefits over chemical options. It cannot be overdosed and does not produce by-products, toxins, or volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. This application note describes the basics of how UVC radiation is effective in disinfection, guidelines for approaching disinfection designs, and UV dose levels for log reduction of pathogens.