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Hitachi’s Holography Electron Microscope Attains Record Resolution

In collaboration with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and the National Institute for Materials Science, a research team, including Hitachi scientists, has developed image acquisition and defocusing correction techniques to observe atomic-scale magnetic fields using a Hitachi holographic electron microscope at a resolution of 0.47nm.

Technical Features - July 11, 2024 midnight

RTPs Join the Dots for Enhanced Authentication

A research team at the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, China has devised an innovative method to prepare carbonised polymer nanodots capable of emitting multicolour ultralong room-temperature phosphorescence (RTP) ranging from blue to green. These materials demonstrate significant potential applications in anticounterfeiting and information encryption.

Technical Features - June 14, 2024 midnight

Digital Printing, Metallisation, Interactivity… All in One Pass

Xeikon, a provider of digital printing presses, has partnered with KURZ and SCRIBOS (part of the KURZ group) to offer a solution that enables digital label printers to combine variable metallic elements, serialised QR codes with embedded copy- protection patterns, and interactive features… all in a single printing pass.

Technical Features - June 14, 2024 midnight

Diametryx’s Innovative Colour Change Particles

At the Optical & Digital Document Security (ODDS) conference in April, Michael Natan, President of Diametryx Inc, presented this new company’s intriguing colour-change particles for use as an overt security feature.

Technical Features - June 14, 2024 midnight

Suppliers Change Gear with RFID Growth

According to McKinsey, the global radio frequency identification (RFID) technology market will reach $97.5 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 14.4% between 2022-2030.

Technical Features - June 14, 2024 midnight

Holography News in Brief

This article explores recent developments around holography technology, from combining origination processes and using AI for hologram detection to developing novel methods for controlling light polarisation.

Technical Features - April 12, 2024 midnight

Even Chips Deserve Protection

In the digital age, the security of electronic devices is paramount, not only to safeguard sensitive data but also to ensure the integrity of the hardware itself.

Technical Features - March 28, 2024 midnight

Lottery Security Printing Hitting Jackpots

One of the fundamental security features used in manufacturing lottery ticket paper is advanced printing techniques such as watermarking. Further, lottery tickets often incorporate tamper-evident features, which include special adhesives designed to reveal any attempts at ticket tampering or alteration.

Technical Features - March 15, 2024 midnight