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The Future of UV-LED is Bright

A free webinar courtesy of Nichia’s expert Erik Swenson

As new challenges continue to arise in public health, drinking water, reuse and wastewater treatment, air pollution and the like, new applications emerge for UV technologies. The focus of this discussion is to provide an overview of UV-LED technology and its key characteristics as well as the recent advancements in technology.

In addition to using UV-LEDs as an immediate replacement to environmentally harmful mercury lamps, there are many other opportunities for them to be used to improve new and existing applications.

Watch on-demand to gain education on UV-LEDs, key perspectives and tap into the latest Nichia innovations in the lighting space.


Key Takeaways:

  1. Basic knowledge of UV-LED technology (UV LED 101)
  2. Lessons learned from the adoption of LED technology in other applications
  3. Avoiding the simple “Lamp Replacement” design mindset by taking advantage of UV-LEDs’ strengths


Key Presenter:

Erik Swenson

Vice President — Nichia America Corporation

Erik Swenson is a seasoned professional with over 15 years in the Solid State Lighting industry. As Vice President for Nichia America Corporation, Erik has helped lead the adoption of Nichia LEDs throughout various markets including General Illumination, UV, Video Display and more.

Erik has been an active voice of Nichia within the SSL market, having spoken at several industry and manufacturer’s conferences and trade shows. After receiving a degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, Erik practised various engineering facets within the Automotive Industry for 6 years prior to joining Nichia in a commercial role.



Thursday February 9th, 2023
10:00 AM EST

Key Presenter:

Erik Swenson

Erik Swenson
Vice President, Nichia America Corporation