A laboratory technician uses tweezers to hold a microchip during a presentation of the German Bundesdruckerei and the Fraunhofer-Institut in Berlin

 
A laboratory technician uses tweezers to hold a microchip during a presentation of the German Bundesdruckerei and the Fraunhofer-Institut in Berlin
A laboratory technician uses tweezers to hold a microchip during a presentation of the German Bundesdruckerei (German Federal Print Office) and the Fraunhofer-Institut for Reliability and Micro Integration (IZM) in Berlin July 11, 2007. The chip, which is less than 10 micrometres thick, will in future be used in paper-based security documents like passports. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (GERMANY)