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Title: Holographic Labeling And Reading Machine For Authentication And Security Appications

Abstract

A holographic security label and automated reading machine for marking and subsequently authenticating any object such as an identification badge, a pass, a ticket, a manufactured part, or a package is described. The security label is extremely difficult to copy or even to read by unauthorized persons. The system comprises a holographic security label that has been created with a coded reference wave, whose specification can be kept secret. The label contains information that can be extracted only with the coded reference wave, which is derived from a holographic key, which restricts access of the information to only the possessor of the key. A reading machine accesses the information contained in the label and compares it with data stored in the machine through the application of a joint transform correlator, which is also equipped with a reference hologram that adds additional security to the procedure.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  2. Costa Mesa, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
METROLASER INC
OSTI Identifier:
879376
Patent Number(s):
US 5920058
Application Number:
08/731948
Assignee:
Weber, David C. (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA); Trolinger, James D. (Costa Mesa, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG03-94ER81672
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Weber, David C, and Trolinger, James D. Holographic Labeling And Reading Machine For Authentication And Security Appications. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Weber, David C, & Trolinger, James D. Holographic Labeling And Reading Machine For Authentication And Security Appications. United States.
Weber, David C, and Trolinger, James D. 1999. "Holographic Labeling And Reading Machine For Authentication And Security Appications". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/879376.
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author = {Weber, David C and Trolinger, James D},
abstractNote = {A holographic security label and automated reading machine for marking and subsequently authenticating any object such as an identification badge, a pass, a ticket, a manufactured part, or a package is described. The security label is extremely difficult to copy or even to read by unauthorized persons. The system comprises a holographic security label that has been created with a coded reference wave, whose specification can be kept secret. The label contains information that can be extracted only with the coded reference wave, which is derived from a holographic key, which restricts access of the information to only the possessor of the key. A reading machine accesses the information contained in the label and compares it with data stored in the machine through the application of a joint transform correlator, which is also equipped with a reference hologram that adds additional security to the procedure.},
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year = {1999},
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