The South Korean semiconductor and LED manufacturer LG Innotek announces that the company has reached the magic 100 mW output from a UVC LED (200 – 280 nm). The increase in UVC output power is obtained by improving the light extraction from the LED. Lifetime is reported to be 10,000 hours. Read the full press release from LG Innotek: Link
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