Customs officer checking luggage with Ionscan

Customs officer checking luggage with Ionscan

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This image is part of the sequence Technology: Surveillance officer scans airport luggage with Ionscan for drugs and explosives

Credit: PASCAL GOETGHELUCK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Customs check. Male customs officers checking a man's bag with the sampler of an Ionscan ion mobility spectrometer at an airport. The samples are then tested in the Ionscan detector unit seen in the customs aeroplane behind. Ionscan can detect even minute amounts of concealed drugs and explosives. Photographed at Deauville Airport in France.

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Keywords: aeroplane, airport, bag, customs, customs check, customs check for, customs luggage check, customs officer, drug, explosive, ionscan, ionscan spectrometer, luggage, luggage check, technology

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