LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards

BOLB, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Transparent Deep-UV LED has been named a Finalist in the 7th Annual LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards for the UV LEDs and Systems category. We’re deeply committed to advancing ultraviolet LED technology for leading-edge applications. Join us in celebration on August 24 and learn who will win Sapphire […]

High Power UVC LED Array from Bolb Inc. Demonstrates 99.95% Inactivation of Airborne Virus and Bacteria at 3,000 Liters Per Minute

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bolb Inc., a world leader in high-output, high-efficiency ultraviolet c-band (UVC) light emitting diodes (LEDs), has demonstrated 99.95% kill rate against aerosolized bacteria and viruses at up to 3,000 liters per minute flow rate by a third-party lab.   UVC light has been recognized as a universal, future-proof and chemical-free method to […]

Germicidal Ultraviolet LED Start-Up Bolb Inc. raises $16 Million in Series A Round led by Fluxunit (Osram investment arm)

LIVERMORE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bolb, Inc., the leader in high-output, high-efficiency ultraviolet c-band (UVC) light emitting diodes (LEDs), announced today a Series A investment of $16 million led by global LED leader Osram Opto Semiconductors GmbH. Osram co-invests via its investment arm Fluxunit with other existing and new investors, including Southeast Asian UVC-Tech Group and Silicon Valley […]

Superbug-Inactivating Emitters From Bolb Inc. Poised to Lower Healthcare Costs and Enhance Food Safety

Superbug-Inactivating Emitters From Bolb Inc. Poised to Lower Healthcare Costs and Enhance Food Safety Business Wire LIVERMORE, Calif. — December 18, 2019 Germicidal LED (G-LED) supplier Bolb Inc., based in Livermore, California, the globally recognized performance leader in deep ultra-violet technology, today announces further advancements of its high performance, versatile, and cost-saving deep ultraviolet emitter […]

Bolb Announces Single Chip UVC LED Breakthrough

UV-optical sources start-up Bolb, based in Livermore, California, has announced a new line of ultraviolet c-band light-emitting diodes (UVC LED) featuring record single-chip performance for universal disinfection. For the past two decades, researchers have been stymied by the light-absorbing hole-supplier layer in the device structure of a UVC LED. Attempts at removing this narrow bandgap […]

US Start-up Delivers 200mW UV LEDs

UV-optical sources start-up Bolb, based in Livermore, California, and its strategic partners, Semiconlights and Lumens, have announced the delivery of LEDs with 200 mW UVC light output power. They are built on Bolb’s patented technologies (US patent No. 9,680,056) allowing for high-quality AlN heteroepitaxy. (Typical LIV curves of a 45-mil-by-45-mil chip in a 6-mm-by-6-mm Al […]

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