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Title: Detection of counterfeit currency

Abstract

A method of detecting counterfeit currency by contacting the currency to be tested with near infrared beams in the spectrum below 1250 namometers, measuring reflectance of the near infrared beams and comparing the reflectance values with those from genuine currency.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871577
Patent Number(s):
5757001
Assignee:
Regents of University of Calif. (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G07 - CHECKING-DEVICES G07D - HANDLING OF COINS OR VALUABLE PAPERS, e.g. TESTING, SORTING BY DENOMINATIONS, COUNTING, DISPENSING, CHANGING OR DEPOSITING
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
detection; counterfeit; currency; method; detecting; contacting; tested; near; infrared; beams; spectrum; below; 1250; namometers; measuring; reflectance; comparing; values; genuine; near infrared; reflectance values; infrared beams; counterfeit currency; /250/

Citation Formats

Burns, Donald A. Detection of counterfeit currency. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Burns, Donald A. Detection of counterfeit currency. United States.
Burns, Donald A. Thu . "Detection of counterfeit currency". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871577.
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
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