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An Ultraviolet C Light-Emitting Robot Design for Disinfection in the Operating Room

See — The service robots are being ramped up rapidly in healthcare establishment, especially in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. This paper presents a new design and implementation of an Ultraviolet Disinfection Robot (UV Robot) which can be used in many medical institutions to disinfect patient rooms, the operating rooms, reduce cost of traditional disinfection and most importantly risks for patients and medical personnel. The robot is equipped with a high power UV-C lamps: five 100 W UV lamps covering 360° directions on the top and two 30 W lamps on two sides. The high intensity ultraviolet light emitted…
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