Purdue University researchers are aiming to stump counterfeiters with an edible “security tag” embedded into medicine.
The tag acts as a digital fingerprint for each drug capsule or tablet, using an authentication technique called “physical unclonable functions,” or PUF, that was originally developed for information and hardware security.
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Featured Purdue Engineers:
Young Kim, Associate Professor
Jung Woo Leem, Postdoctoral Associate
Both in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University
Includes photos by Jung Woo Leem
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