Germs on beer caps are now a thing of the past: Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB Advanced System Technology Branch (Fraunhofer Institute IOSB-AST for short) in Ilmenau, Germany, have now developed a process that uses UVC LEDs – ultraviolet light-emitting diodes – in order to destroy bacteria. The nice thing about it is that the process is not only efficient but also environmentally friendly.
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