Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 28 -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., has been assigned a patent (8,386,801) developed by Srinivas Devadas, Lexington, Mass., and Blaise Gassend, San Carlos, Calif., for an "authentication of integrated circuits."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A group of devices are fabricated based on a common design, each device having a corresponding plurality of measurable characteristics that is unique in the group to that device, each device having a measurement module for measuring the measurable characteristics. Authentication of one of the group of devices is enabled by selective measurement of one or more of the plurality of measurable characteristics of the device."
The patent application was filed on March 3, 2011 (13/039,391). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,386,801.PN.&OS=PN/8,386,801&RS=PN/8,386,801
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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