Lenticular Array of 100 Dollar Bill, SEM

Lenticular Array of 100 Dollar Bill, SEM

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Caption: Scanning electron microscope image of the lenticular array in the U.S. 100 dollar bill. The lenticular array, or micro-lens, shows a different colour when the viewing angle of the bill is changed. This is just one of the security (anti-counterfeit) features of the United States 100 dollar bill, others include: micro-print, watermarks, lenticular images, special inks, fluorescent fibers and strips, coloured fibers, and the use of full coloured inks. Image that 4 mm wide, and when printed 10 cm wide the magnification is 250x.

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Keywords: american, anti-counterfeit, ben franklin, bill, counterfeit, currency, dollar, fluorescent, franklin, hundred, ink, inks, lenticular, micro, money, new, one, print, security, united states, watermark, watermarks

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