The PULSE

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...

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After the Pandemic

After the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered the way we live our lives in so many ways. In the early days, it was not entirely clear who was most at risk, how it was transmitted, and just how bad it would become. But as time went on, and at the urging of medical professionals,...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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