Passport security

Passport security

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This image is part of the feature Forensic Science

Credit: MAURO FERMARIELLO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: MODEL RELEASED. Passport security. Investigator using a microscope to examine passports and other identity documents. Various security features are used to prevent fraud. These include watermarks, which are best seen under a bright white light. It is possible to incorporate tiny details, which are very difficult to fake and which are only visible under a microscope. Other security features can be seen under ultraviolet light.

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