Wondering About the Future of Pulsed Light

Wondering About the Future of Pulsed Light

What do chicken eggs, solar cells, and avocados have in common? They were all made better or safer in 2021 thanks to breakthrough research in the use of Pulsed Light. Chicken eggs made headlines when Dr. Josh Cassar announced that Pulsed Light could decontaminate eggs...
A Brighter Future for Solar Cells

A Brighter Future for Solar Cells

For the past decade, Thad Druffel has been developing materials and processes for roll-to-roll manufacturing of commercial renewable energy devices, with a particular interest in the use of Pulsed Light. He has written over 20 papers on the subject, and has used XENON...
Protecting Our Pets With Pulsed Light

Protecting Our Pets With Pulsed Light

When we buy pet food at the supermarket or pet store, we expect that it was made with care and attention to safety, and for the most part it is. Nevertheless, hundreds of pets die each year from contaminated foods. A recent case was a tragic reminder, as more than 130...
Hatching New Applications for Pulsed Light

Hatching New Applications for Pulsed Light

Dr. Josh Cassar has been researching Pulsed Light’s application in food safety for years, with one project in particular receiving a significant amount of attention: Pulsed Light processing of chicken eggs. Dr. Cassar earned his PhD at Penn State, and there has...
Pulsed Light Versus the Variants

Pulsed Light Versus the Variants

It’s been a year and a half since I first wrote in this space about the SARS-2 Coronavirus, and the pandemic is still with us. The good news is, the vaccines that were developed in record time have been successful, reducing both the chance and severity of infection....
What Researchers are Saying about Pulsed Light

What Researchers are Saying about Pulsed Light

In universities, companies, and government laboratories around the world, scientists are researching Pulsed Light. Try Googling the phrase “high-energy Pulsed Light” and you’ll be directed to hundreds of research studies and experiments. And most of these studies...