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Molecule design to check fake note printing

24 November 2012

KOCHI: One may wonder what advanced supra-molecular chemistry has got to do with currency notes. Fact is, it can help check the problem of counterfeit currency, and also diagnose diseases and locate explosives.

Studies on molecular architecture by A. Ajayaghosh, attached to the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, led to this discovery. Recognition came his way when he was selected for this year’s Infosys Award for Physical Sciences…..

Read more: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/kochi/molecule-design-check-fake-note-printing-056

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Written by csirindia

November 26, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Posted in NIIST

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