Traceability, securization and anti-counterfeiting are key issues for economy. It concerns a wide range of fields, as works of art, luxury items, wines and spirits, drug packages, technical papers incorporating security solutions like identity papers or banknotes, or highly counterfeit everyday consumer products. Beyond the economic aspects, some illegally sold counterfeit drugs raise a major public health problem.
Fluorescent diamonds are an innovative technology for permanent marking, which can be overt or invisible but easy-to-detect with a portable device. They enable unforgeable marking of every kind of goods and valuable items, for their traceability and authentication, as well as customization of the encryption level of the resulting security tag.