The Pulsed Light Experts
XENON has been developing innovative applications for Pulsed Light technology for over 50 years—evolving and perfecting the technology which has led to a host of innovations and patented breakthroughs.
FOOD SAFETY &
About Pulsed Light
What is Pulsed Light?
Pulsed Light is high-energy light delivered in fractions of a second. It’s a simple concept with profound ramifications because of its ability to produce megawatt of peak power while generating very little heat.
How is Pulsed Light Used?
Pulsed Light has been proven to be effective in many applications where high energy is needed to create a chemical change in a target, but where high temperatures would damage critical materials involved.
It seems like every week, there’s another story about food processing plants shutting down for health issues—either from a food-borne illness or, these days, from a coronavirus outbreak among workers. Some plants have become COVID-19 hot spots, while also facing spikes in demand as consumers stock up their pantries. All of this makes our food supply more vulnerable than we might think. Recently, when three major food production companies had to temporarily shut down factories because of COVID-19, 15% of U.S. pork production vanished overnight. The problem is so serious that John Tyson,...