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TAG AND SEAL EMPLOYING A MICROMACHINE ARTIFACT

United States Patent Application

20170316294
A1
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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.
Merkle, Peter B. (St. Augustine, FL)
15/ 594,867
May 15, 2017
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL INTEREST [0002] This invention was developed under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy and Contract No. DE-NA0003525 between the United State Department of Energy and National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC, both for the operation of the Sandia National Laboratories. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.