UV Lighting Industry Eyes Mercury-Ban Impact

Optics & Photonics News
In the optics community, the lighting industry has been moving toward replacing fluorescent lamps with LEDs since long before the Minamata Convention. According to Mark Lien at the Illuminating Engineering Society, USA, “that transition has had the consequential benefit of eliminating mercury.” However, Lien says, “that wasn’t the intent—the intent was energy efficiency.”   Read more