Passport security

Passport security

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Credit: MAURO FERMARIELLO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Passport security. Mexican passport seen under ultraviolet light. This reveals the white symbol at right, printed using a fluorescent ink that is only visible in ultraviolet light. This security feature shows that this passport is genuine, and its absence is used to detect fake passports.

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