New UV LED Optic Design Lab

UV LED Optic Design Lab

Kopp Glass invites you to explore a new website created to streamline the optical design process in support of engineers and designers in the earliest stages of UV LED product development. Kopp Glass announces the launch of a new interactive website that enables users to develop UV LED products with increased power, greater design flexibility,…

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UV LEDs Take Center Stage at RadTech UV+EB 2016

RadTech UV+EB 2016 Expo

RadTech UV+EB 2016 exceeded expectations for many. Attendance was at an all-time high with more than 1,400 attendees, including many attendees new to RadTech. The UV-curable market is growing and attracting new people to the conference. Much of this growth is being fueled by interest in UV LEDs, which have opened new applications for UV curable…

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New UV Glass Optic Mixes Wavelengths from Multi-UV LED Array

UV Glass Optic Mixes Multi UV LED Wavelengths

To help accelerate UV LED adoption within the UV curing market, we developed a new optical solution that utilizes LEDs of various UV wavelengths to produce a mixed, uniform light output. For decades, mercury (Hg) vapor lamps have been the most common light source used for UV curing applications. However, as UV LED technology improves, they’re…

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Current State of UV LED Technology

Current State of UV LED Technology

Over the last decade, the ultraviolet (UV) LED market has grown substantially. Since 2008, there has been more than a fivefold increase in the number of companies manufacturing UV LEDs. Last year, we reviewed the current state of UV LED technology; a lot has changed since then, and UV LED adoption continues to accelerate. Much…

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3 New UV Transmitting Longpass Filter Glasses

UV Longpass Filters for UV LEDs

Improvements to UV LED technology is accelerating their adoption into an increasing number of markets. They are being used and considered for many applications, such as UV curing, medical phototherapy, sensing, non-destructive testing, fluorescence microscopy, and even UV sterilization. In many of these applications, the light source needs to be protected or optimized with a…

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