Nichia launches a 280 nm Deep UV LED
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Nichia launches a 280 nm Deep UV LED

Nichia Corporation is proud to introduce a new Deep UV LED, Part Number NCSU334A. Nichia has had significant success over the years with UVA LEDs, specifically in convention resin curing applications. Nichia’s new 280 nm UVC NCSU334A will be able to address mass market goals for...

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Omron USB and PCB Type Environmental Sensors
IoT

Omron USB and PCB Type Environmental Sensors

Omron's 2JCIE environmental sensors are IoT sensors integrated with Bluetooth. These sensors are capable of tracking eight different environmental factors which include: temperature, humidity, light, UV index, barometric pressure, noise, acceleration and VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds)...

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UV Exposure Box Project with timer
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UV Exposure Box Project with timer

This is a nice build of a small UV exposure box using UV LEDs and Arduino by Elias Zacarias. The details are available on Part 1 and Part 2 posts of his blog.damnsoft.org. Design files are open source and uploaded to github.com. The boards are designed on KiCAD and code is for...

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Custom UV LEDs and modules in the 320 to 233nm band
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Custom UV LEDs and modules in the 320 to 233nm band

The FBH and Technische Universitaet Berlin (TU Berlin) spin-off from Germany develops and manufactures LEDs emitting in the UVB (280 nm – 320 nm) and the UVC (230 nm – 280 nm) spectral regions . Due to their customizable wavelengths , low operation voltages, ability to be rapidly...

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UltraV: a Portable UV-index Meter
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UltraV: a Portable UV-index Meter

fmarzocca @ instructables.com build a portable UV index meter with Arduino. He writes: Being unable to expose myself to the sun due to a dermatological problem, I used the time I would have spent on the beach to build an ultraviolet rays meter. UltraV. It is built on an Arduino Nano...

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Arduino UV Meter using the UV30A Ultraviolet Sensor
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Arduino UV Meter using the UV30A Ultraviolet Sensor

Ultraviolet rays, also known as UV for short are rays emitted by sun. Due to the depletion of the ozone layer, these rays tend to get to extreme levels that could lead to sunburns etc for those under it, that’s why daily and hourly forecast of the UV index is always available to help...

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World´s Smallest Wearable Made to Help Prevent Skin Cancer
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World´s Smallest Wearable Made to Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Wearables are devices that incorporate and interact with different parts of our bodies and perform a specific task. The tasks can be to improve our health (count steps, heart rate etc.) or to make our life easier (GPS, smartwatches etc.). Technology industry has dominated the wearable...

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Open Source UV Index Detector
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Open Source UV Index Detector

Boris Landoni @ open-electronics.org documents his UV index detector. It measures solar radiation and visualizes the corresponding value on the integrated display of a miniaturized Arduino, in order to tell us when to expose ourselves to the sun… Open Source UV Index Detector -...

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