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2014-09-15 16:26:15

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About UV Light DisinfectionUV irradiation offers the effective and rapid inactivation of microorganisms. Bacteria, viruses, and protozoa are rendered incapable of reproduction and infection after exposure to the germicidal wavelength of UV light. It prevents the reproduction by damaging the nucleic acids of the organism. UV light has exhibited efficacy against pathogenic organisms and chemical contaminants such as pesticides, industrial solvents,...

2014-09-12 23:02:57

The Enhanced Protective Glass Automotive Association has launched a movie trailer to educate the public about the benefits of laminated glass, with emphasis on its UV solar protection properties. DETROIT (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Lights! Camera! Action! A bit of Hollywood comes to Detroit with the release of the faux movie trailer Enhanced Protection, produced by the Enhanced Protective Glass Automotive Association (EPGAA). The trailer was created to educate about the benefits of...

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2014-09-12 03:00:11

John Arnst, American Institute of Physics Inspired by the Compound Eyes of Common Fly, Penn State Researchers Determine How to Make Miniature Omnidirectional Sources of Light and Optical Sensors In our vain human struggle to kill flies, our hands and swatters often come up lacking. This is due to no fault of our own, but rather to flies’ compound eyes. Arranged in a hexagonal, convex pattern, compound eyes consist of hundreds of optical units called ommatidia, which together bestow...

2014-09-12 04:20:47

Introducing Single Use Lenses and Laser Probes LONDON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantel Medical today announced the introduction of two new disposable product ranges. The latest additions to their portfolio will be showcased at the annual congresses of the European Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). The launches include Vitra(TM) Probes, a next-generation range of laser probes, compatible with Quantel Supra and Vitra(TM) laser...

2014-09-11 23:12:27

Standee displays are a fun way to draw attention or show off a new product. http://www.sunrisedigital.us creates standee displays in a variety of different styles and substrates to fit any POP presentation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Sunrise Digital http://www.sunrisedigital.us print fully customized standee display graphics. Clients can choose from a range of different materials to print the standee on depending on thickness and outdoor durability needed. Popular choices are...

2014-09-11 23:07:53

Neptune Benson’s ETS Ultraviolet Disinfection systems protect the City of Berea, Ohio drinking water to ensure elimination of chlorine tolerant organisms Coventry, RI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, UV disinfection systems, and components, successfully installs a state of the art UV drinking water system in Berea, Ohio enabling Berea to seek the Cryptosporidium credit in Ohio. The City of Berea public water system uses...

2014-09-11 12:24:24

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleidescape, Inc., the market leader in home movie servers, today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ushering in more movies for cinema-quality download and immersive viewing on Kaleidescape's state-of-the art movie servers and its award-winning movie player, Cinema One. With this new agreement, Kaleidescape will enable its customers to conveniently access an even wider...

2014-09-10 23:08:45

Neptune Benson’s ETS Ultraviolet Disinfection systems treat pipeline testing water eliminating biocides enabling the water used to be released to the environment. Coventry, RI (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS-UV disinfection systems, and components, provides a custom solution for water used for pipeline testing. This ETS-UV compact testing unit joins a host of sustainable products custom engineered for the oil...

2014-09-10 20:21:54

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:UV Disinfection Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2116911/UV-Disinfection-Equipment-Market---Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019.html UV disinfection equipment is replacing the chlorine based disinfection due to benefits such as low operating cost,...

2014-09-10 16:26:10

Patent Pending Skincare Ingredient Absorbs Harmful Light, Provides Barrier PATERSON, N.J., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to recent scientific evidence suggesting that High Energy Visible (HEV) light is harmful to skin, Lipo Chemicals, Inc. developed Liposhield®, a patent pending ingredient that acts as an "umbrella" to protect skin from the unhealthy effects of HEV light. While the risks associated with HEV light are often discussed in ocular terms, its potential...


Latest Ultraviolet Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

UV Astronomy -- UV astronomy is the branch of astronomy and astrophysics which deals with objects visible in ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation ranges approximatively from 10nm (extreme UV) to 380nm (near UV). Ultraviolet line spectrum measurements are used to discern the chemical composition, densities, and temperatures of interstellar medium, and the temperature and composition of hot young stars. UV observations can also provide essential information about the evolution of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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