Blue light-emitting diode demonstrated as an ultraviolet excitation source for nanosecond

Sipior, Jeffrey; Carter, Gary M.; Lakowicz, Joseph R.
July 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jul97, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p2666
Academic Journal
Describes the production of an amplitude-modulated near-ultraviolet light, centered at 390 nanometer, using an inexpensive, commercially available blue light-emitting diode (LED). Amplitude modulation of the LED; Measurement of the fluorescence lifetimes of standard fluorophores; Practical applications of the LED.


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