Pulsed Light Under the Microscope

Pulsed Light Under the Microscope

2020 has given us all a heightened awareness of dangerous pathogens, whether they are in the air we breathe or the food we eat. When the Covid-19 pandemic is a distant memory, the need to protect ourselves will remain. Pulsed Light is playing a growing role in this...
Keeping Food and Food Workers Safe

Keeping Food and Food Workers Safe

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...
Airport Security’s New Line of Defense

Airport Security’s New Line of Defense

What are the dirtiest, most contaminated objects in an airport? You might immediately picture the bathrooms or door handles, but you’d be wrong. The answer is the plastic bins at security checkpoints where we all place our phones and shoes. Those bins typically carry...
Pulsed Light: The Energy of a Thousand Suns

Pulsed Light: The Energy of a Thousand Suns

If you’ve ever wondered how Pulsed Light can do things like sterilize equipment and kill the novel coronavirus, the answer was summed up recently by XENON’s VP of Operations and lead scientist, Dr. Saad Ahmed, when interviewed by a Boston TV station. As he put it,...
Pulsed Light and the New “Normal”

Pulsed Light and the New “Normal”

We’re all looking for good news these days. As I write this blog, the worldwide effort to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 infections is beginning to succeed. Some states in the U.S. are cautiously opening up certain businesses. We can begin to see light at the end of...