Large Turnout and interesting insights on ultraviolet LEDs at ICULTA-2018

Press release: 08.05.2018
With over 260 participants from 23 countries, ICULTA-2018 – International Conference on UV LED Technologies & Applications 2018 in Berlin was a great success for this first-ever conference on ultraviolet (UV) light emitting diodes (LEDs) and their multiple applications. "We are more than satisfied that ICULTA with its wide range of high-quality contributions has received such great interest," explains Prof. Michael Kneissl, co-chair of the conference and head of the Joint Lab GaN Optoelectronics,operated jointly by Ferdinand-Braun-Institut and TU Berlin. "We are particularly pleased about the high level of industry participation, as it shows how attractive UV LEDs are for industrial applications.” The event included presentations on cleaning and disinfection, industrial curing, and medicine. “The great success of ICULTA demonstrates the rapid advancement of UV LEDs, and wide range of solutions the technology has to offer,” says Oliver Lawal, President/CEO of Aquisense Technologies and President of IUVA, co-organizer of the event.

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ICULTA-2018 opening by conference co-chair Michael Kneissl
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ICULTA-2018 at the MELIÃ Hotel in Berlin
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ICULTA-2018: Program committee chair Markus Weyers during the discussion of a talk at the conference
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ICULTA-2018: Water & Disinfection session
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ICULTA-2018: Exhibition & poster session
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ICULTA-2018: Best poster award winner Hans Bethge, Leibniz Universität Hannover
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ICULTA-2018: Best poster award winner Naoto Yabuki, Asahi Kasei Corporation
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ICULTA-2018: Best poster award winner Frank Mehnke, Technische Universität Berlin
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ICULTA-2018: Technical tour at the Technische Universität Berlin
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