Contact: Brielle Day
The Optical Society
Caption: UV-B (equal energy) treatment prevents damaged areas from spreading while also inhibiting mold growth. This is a critical aspect of the technology -- the ability to "tune" the UV to the most effective part of the spectrum, something that would be difficult and much less efficient using a typical mercury UV source.
Credit: Credit: Sensor Electronic Technology Inc (SETi).
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