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Biofouling UV Light with Lens Optics

IOW UV antifouling

Biofouling is a major problem for technical equipment that has to remain operational underwater for long periods of time. Crusts of mussels and barnacles usually cause mechanical problems, but even thin biofilms of algae and bacteria can damage sensitive surfaces and measuring equipment, as well as interfere seriously with measurements. After about three years of development, an antifouling device designed at the IOW has now

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