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Evaluation of optical security features in ID documents, currency, and stamps
Author(s): John W. Mercer
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Paper Abstract

Optical security features have been increasingly used to protect and ensure the integrity of value documents. The types of optical features and their purposes are discussed. The application of these optical features to ID documents, currency and postage stamps are discussed. Particular attention is paid to the fraud and counterfeit resistance of the features in relation to the specific document.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 April 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4677, Optical Security and Counterfeit Deterrence Techniques IV, (19 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.462725
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John W. Mercer, U.S. Dept. of State (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4677:
Optical Security and Counterfeit Deterrence Techniques IV
Rudolf L. van Renesse, Editor(s)

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