TITLE

Tiny Fibers Could be Problem for Counterfeiters

AUTHOR(S)
Guerra, Anthony
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;10/20/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a nanofiber co-invented by North Carolina State University textiles professor Juan Hinestroza and University of Puerto Rico chemical engineering professor Carlos Rinaldi, has the potential to become a deterrent to counterfeiters. Development of the fiber which could be placed inside a fabric or paper document; Use of the fiber as fingerprint that proves the product or document in genuine; Companies interested in the nanofiber.
ACCESSION #
18738661

 

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