October 23, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

UV LEDs and coronavirus: how effective are the latest sanitizer systems?

Earlier this year, UV LED businesses Sensor Electronics Technology Inc of the USA and South Korean Seoul Viosys released a Violeds UV-C LED system that is reported to kill 99.437% of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in a second. Tests were conducted by South Korea-based KR Biotech with SETI and Seoul Viosys stating that the sanitizer device could be an effective method to disinfect airborne viruses as well as water systems and rooms housing Covid-19 patients. But how effective is the technology?..