US Patent No: 5,700,550

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Transparent hologram seal

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A hologram forming layer, transparent evaporated layer, colored layer, adhesion anchor layer, and adhesive layer are sequentially laminated on the under surface of a base member. The laminated body is used as a seal by the presence of the adhesive layer. It is preferable for the base member to have adequate rigidity (flexibility, tensile strength) and surface flatness. The hologram forming layer has a relief type hologram image. The transparent evaporated layer is a multi-layered ceramic layer constructed by alternately laminating high-refractive index layers and low-refractive index layers and the thickness thereof is preferably set to 1 .mu.m or less. In the transparent evaporated layer, the color of visible light in predetermined wavelength range is changed according to the viewing angle when it is transmitted therethrough or reflected therefrom.

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TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.TOKYO399

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Harada, Takahiro Satte, JP 43 529
Hoshino, Kazuhisa Chiba, JP 4 109
Kano, Mitsuru Tokyo, JP 76 801
Kitamura, Satoshi Tamana, JP 85 417
Matsudaira, Nagahisa Kasukabe, JP 5 110
Noguchi, Fuminobu Kumamoto, JP 2 50
Shikakubo, Tsutomu Shiki, JP 3 57
Uyama, Haruo Tokyo, JP 2 50

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