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IIT Kanpur researcher develops technology to turn ACs into air purifiers
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IIT Kanpur researcher develops technology to turn ACs into air purifiers

A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has developed a novel technology that turns ACs into affordable air purifiers. Researchers from the IIT Kanpur and IISc Bengaluru developed an anti-microbial air purification technology which was used by air filters, according to an official report. "The novel air purification technology used in these air filters has successfully proven its efficiency towards protecting us from life-threatening viruses. This innovation is a great addition to the R&D work IIT Kanpur is involved in," Ankush Sharma, Professor-in-charge of Innovation and Incubation, IIT Kanpur said in a statement. In the winter, an air conditioner equipped with this innovative air filter system from IIT Kanpur can purify the air with a 99 per ...