28 Jun '16, 8pm

Nanophotonic Crystals Separate Real Luxury Watches From the Fakes

Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have developed a technique for embedding nanoscale photonic crystals into the glass face of a watch so that when it is exposed to UV light, the design made by the crystals becomes visible . The team at Nanoga, a new startup that has been spun off to market this research, believes that this technology can be used to offer luxury watch makers an anti-counterfeiting method that is quick and easy to adopt. Nanoga's CEO, Nasser Hefyene, approached EPFL over two years ago to see if the lab could produce an anti-counterfeiting technology that didn’t require the use of any high-tech device and wouldn’t detract from the appearance of the watch. “The aim was to combine tried-and-tested technologies in order to design a new security system that cannot be reproduced,” said Hefyene in a press release. In the ...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/optoele...

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