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Title: Detection of counterfeit currency

Abstract

A method is disclosed of detecting counterfeit currency by contacting the currency to be tested with near infrared beams in the spectrum below 1,250 nanometers, measuring reflectance of the near infrared beams and comparing the reflectance values with those from genuine currency. 18 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
644398
Patent Number(s):
5757001
Application Number:
PAN: 8-641,657
Assignee:
Univ. of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 26 May 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, LAW, MISCELLANEOUS; CRIME DETECTION; NEAR INFRARED RADIATION; REFLECTIVITY; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; CALIBRATION STANDARDS

Citation Formats

Burns, D A. Detection of counterfeit currency. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Burns, D A. Detection of counterfeit currency. United States.
Burns, D A. Tue . "Detection of counterfeit currency". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method is disclosed of detecting counterfeit currency by contacting the currency to be tested with near infrared beams in the spectrum below 1,250 nanometers, measuring reflectance of the near infrared beams and comparing the reflectance values with those from genuine currency. 18 figs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {5}
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