Healthcare

THE CORONAVIRUS crisis is leading to an unprecedented interest in the power of passive ultraviolet lighting to disinfect workplaces. In particular, attention is centring on the use of UV-C radiation, which has a wavelength of between 200 and 280 nanometers (nm) and is invisible to the human eye.  At the specific wavelength of 253.7 nm...
Healthcare

CAN THOSE lights above your head protect you from viruses and bacteria? That’s the question top scientists are probing this week as a possible viral pandemic looms.  The researchers are investigating the effectiveness of standard ceiling lights which have been fitted with disinfecting ultraviolet LEDs. The special shortwave UV lights are designed to kick in...