The United States Patent Office has validated Spectros’ white LED patent, which will be reissued in 2011. The Patent Office has confirmed that Spectros white LEDs are safe for using in medical spectroscopy and other applications in industrial and biomedical spectroscopy devices.
One of the white LED patents in the United States is held by Spectros. The patent was the first to be utilized in industrial and medical spectroscopy. Spectros developed numerous broadband illuminators that are used in the Spectros Continuum and T-Stat Tissue Oximeters. In addition, the company’s white LED patent series is currently under prosecution in Japan, Europe, and the US.
Spectros has more than 80 patents filed issued or licensed across the globe for molecular imaging, detection, and sensing. The solid-state illuminators can be utilized in tissue and pulse oximeters, spectrometers, color sensors, lab-on-chip devices, and spectroscopy equipment.