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Title: Tag and seal employing a micromachine artifact

Abstract

A method and apparatus to authenticate a tamper resistant seal that includes a population of particles embedded in an adhesive, the population including at least one micromachine artifact of a predetermined physical shape.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1735268
Patent Number(s):
10776678
Application Number:
15/594,867
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06K - RECOGNITION OF DATA
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B32 - LAYERED PRODUCTS B32B - LAYERED PRODUCTS, i.e. PRODUCTS BUILT-UP OF STRATA OF FLAT OR NON-FLAT, e.g. CELLULAR OR HONEYCOMB, FORM
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000; NA0003525
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 05/15/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Merkle, Peter B. Tag and seal employing a micromachine artifact. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Merkle, Peter B. Tag and seal employing a micromachine artifact. United States.
Merkle, Peter B. Tue . "Tag and seal employing a micromachine artifact". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1735268.
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Tamper-indicating label
patent, June 1998


Alignable diffractive pigment flakes
patent, June 2005


Visual-tactile signage
patent, February 2004


Bar code data entry device
patent, June 2011