The labels can be used to mark various electronics, medicine, and jewelry. Their authenticity can only be checked with special equipment, thus providing additional protection against fake merchandise. The research is published in Advanced Materials.
Anna Mikhailovskaya, a PhD student at ITMO’s Department of Physics and Engineering, received a graduate fellowship of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society in the category Medical Application. It’s the first time the award was given to a Russian scientist.
The Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (МТТ-S) is the largest international society of scientists conducting research in the fields of radiofrequency, microwave, and THz radiation. The organization is part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and regularly holds fellowship contests for students.