Antimicrobial absorbent article, and methods of making and using the same

Publication Date

September 2, 2003

Patent Number

US7488695B2

Abstract

A system and method for purifying air by employing an air purifier which includes at least one UV lamp such that the system produces at least two separate UV energy intensity maxima in distinct regions of the system. Each radiating region of the system is optically isolated from some or all of the other radiating regions by an optical isolator. The optical isolator, and/or other elements of the air purifier may be made of, and/or coated with, predetermined elements that act to enhance the efficiency of the internal reactions of the air purifier.

Antimicrobial absorbent article, and methods of making and using the same