Nanotech 2011 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2011 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2011: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy

Water Technologies Chapter 8

Efficiency of Point-of-Use Water Disinfection Using Deep UV Light Emitting Diode Technology

Authors: I. Gaska, O. Bilenko, I. Shturm, Y. Bilenko, M. Shatalov, R. Gaska

Affilation: Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc., United States

Pages: 612 - 615

Keywords: ultraviolet, disinfection, light-emitting diode

We present results of microbial disinfection of E.coli bacteria in water using Point-of-Use UV light-emitting diode (LED) chamber. A set of four UVCLEAN LED lamps was used to produce UV radiation at 272-273nm. More than 6LOG reduction of E.coli was obtained at flow rate of 0.5L/min. Disinfection efficiency saturated with increasing of input (and UV) power indicating full eradication of E.coli at 0.5L/min. At flow rate of 2L/min germicidal efficiency increased linearly with input power demonstrating excellent reactor scaling.

ISBN: 978-1-4398-7138-6
Pages: 852
Hardcopy: $199.95

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