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Crystal IS Announces Record Performance from a Single Chip UVC LED, and External Funding

Crystal IS - Green Island, NY

March 21, 2013

Crystal IS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of proprietary, high-performance ultraviolet light emitting diodes (UVC LEDs) for monitoring, purification, and disinfection applications, and UV curing technologies, has announced they achieved more than 65mW in optical output at 260nm from a single UVC LED operated in a continuous mode. “This R&D accomplishment represents a more than 6-fold increase in performance from just one year ago,” said Larry Felton, CEO. “Our progress in business operations continues on a like pace, readying us and our LEDs for commercial success.”

The company from Green Island, NY – whose higher performance UVC LEDs help to realize ever more increasing range of customer applications including scientific instrumentation and water disinfection – has received funding from Asahi Kasei on a yearly basis totaling $18 million to date. The firm also has received over $1 million in support in DARPA grants and approximately $1 million from NYSERDA in its early stages of research and development.

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70 Cohoes Avenue
Green Island, NY 12183

Last Updated: 06/26/2013

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