Tag and seal employing a micromachine artifact

Patent Number: 10,776,678
Issued: 9/15/2020
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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.
Filed: 5/15/2017
Application Number: 15/594,867
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.