An isibani se-ultraviolet, owaziwa nangokuthi aukukhanya kwe-uv blacklight, iyithuluzi elikhipha imisebe ye-electromagnetic enobude obungamaza phakathi kokukhanya okubonakalayo nama-X ray.Isibani se-ultraviolet ngokuvamile sakhiwe yisibani esikhipha ugesi esigcwele izinto ezikhipha imisebe ebangeni elifunayo elifushane kuno-400nm, futhi liphinde lihlukaniswe libe yi-wavelength oyifunayo.I-UVA(315-400nm),UVB(280-315nm), kanyeI-UVC(100-280nm).Amashubhu amnyama amnyama ngokuvamile zigcinwa ku-quartz noma ingilazi ekhethekile, edlulisa imisebe ye-ultraviolet kangcono kunengilazi evamile.

Izikhulu zomthetho zingazisebenzisa ukuhlonza ubuqiniso bemali.I-United States kanye namanye amazwe amaningi asebenzise i-strip ye-fluorescent engabonakali kumahlelo awo amakhulu, aboniswa kuphela ngaphansi kokukhanya okumnyama.