I see that UV-C is the best to kill bacteria generally. We are interested in using to kill off odor in shoes.
What illuminance is needed to kill most bacteria with UV-C?
The wavelength of UV-C most effective at provoking mutagenesis in DNA is 260 nm, which has been shown to kill Cryptosporidium parvum at doses below 10 mJ/sq cm.
In units of lux, 10^5 lux of sunlight has been shown to kill 99.9% of Aeromonas salmonicida after two hours of exposure.