Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology

This page contains links to external websites and to local pages addressing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology relevant to transportation and storage of radioactive materials. Some of this material is available only in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have the Acrobat Reader and wish to download it, click here.External Link 


Congratulation to the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) for winning the 2013 Active RFID Case Study Award presented by AIM (Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility). 

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Congratulations to the DOE Packaging Certification Program (PCP) RFID Team for being selected as one of the 100 World's Best Technologies (WBT) for 2011. 

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Congratulations to the DOE PCP RFID Team for winning the RFID Journal Award 2011 for Most Innovative Use of RFID 

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The U.S Department of Energy was a Technical Board Advisor of the DASH7 Alliance. The DASH7 Alliance is a consortium of leading industry players, gathered to advance open specifications for industrial IoT (internet of things), smart cities, logistics, and the use of DASH7 wireless data technology by developing extensions to the ISO 18000-7 standard, ensuring interoperability among devices, and educating the market about DASH7 technology. Drs. Yung Y. Liu, ANL/DOE PCP Team Leader, and James M. Shuler (retired), Manager, DOE PCP, were on the original Technical Board of Advisors to the DASH-7 Alliance.

In 2022 Dr. Yung Liu, a nuclear engineer at the DOE Argonne National Laboratory, received the Special Achievement Award from RFID Journal for his work, in partnership with DOE Dr. James Shuler (retired), in developing and deploying the ARG-US Remote Monitoring Systems Technology. (See https://www.anl.gov/article/argonne-nuclear-engineer-yung-liu-wins-special-achievement-award-from-rfid-journal).  Details of the history of the development and applications of the ARG-US RFID system technology are chronicled in the documents below:

  • For description and technical specifications of the RFID system, see fact sheet



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