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Performance of the diffraction grating on a bank note: the experience with the Australian Commemorative note
Author(s): Bruce A. Hardwick
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Paper Abstract

In January 1988, we at the Note Printing Branch first released to the Reserve Bank a polymer based banknote containing an Optically Variable Device (OVD), a diffraction grating. This banknote was the culmination of many years of Research and Development effort, and represented a very significant departure from conventional banknote technology in many ways. It was a test bed. We are very pleased with its performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1210, Optical Security and Anticounterfeiting Systems, (1 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17909
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Bruce A. Hardwick, Reserve Bank of Australia (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1210:
Optical Security and Anticounterfeiting Systems
William F. Fagan, Editor(s)

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