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Photos of the Day: Smartphone-Readable Microparticles Prevent Counterfeiting

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:56am
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office

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Illustration: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT

Read:Tiny Particles could Help Verify Counterfeit Goods

MIT and Lincoln Lab researchers have developed microparticles that could be used to tag authentic products and help prevent counterfeiting. The particles are visible only when exposed to near-infrared light. Image: Jiseok Lee

The microparticles can be imaged and analyzed using a smartphone equipped with a special magnifying lens. Image: Jiseok Lee

For more information visit www.mit.edu.

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