Mass-producible microholographic tags

William C. Sweatt, Michael R. Descour, Avijit K. Ray-Chaudhuri, Stanley H. Kravitz, Mial E. Warren, Richard H. Stulen, Daniel A. Tichenor, James H. Underwood, Kevin D. Krenz

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Microtags are microscopic computer-generated holograms with 130-nm features and are mass- producible with EUVL. This fabrication method renders microtags difficult to counterfeit. Applications include tagging and tracking of microprocessors, memory chips, currency, and credit cards.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsIvan Cindrich, Sing H. Lee
Number of pages5
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes
EventDiffractive and Holographic Optics Technology III - San Jose, CA, USA
Duration: Feb 1 1996Feb 2 1996

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering


ConferenceDiffractive and Holographic Optics Technology III
CitySan Jose, CA, USA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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