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Far UV-C Radiation: Current State-of Knowledge

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT


Presentations - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Introduction and Overview the UV Spectrum, Far UV-C, and Far UV-C Sources
Professor Ernest R. Blatchley III, Purdue University

Disinfection By UV-C/Far UV-C Radiation
Professor Karl Linden, University of Colorado at Boulder

  • How Far UV-C Works - Disinfection Mechanisms
  • How Much Far-UV-C Is Required - Inactivation Studies
  • Surrogates for UV Inactivation of Respiratory Viruses

Safety Aspects of Human Exposure to Far UV-C Radiation
Dr. David Sliney, Associate Faculty, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health

  • Effect on Skin & Eye
  • Exposure Limit Guidelines
  • Risks for Sensitive Individuals for Exposure to Far UV-C Radiation

Ozone Generation by Far UV-C Lamps
Dr. Holger Claus, Ushio America

  • Ozone Exposure Limits
  • Reactions Responsible for Ozone Formation and Decay from Far UV-C Sources
  • Ozone Generation Measurements
  • Ozone Generation in Applications
Panel Discussion - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Expert Panel for Q&A Discussion

Members of the IUVA Far UVC Task Force

- We will endeavor to answer as many questions as possible during the webinar, but if there are any unanswered questions that were submitted, the task force will respond to them after the webinar in a timely fashion.

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