Published Online: 1 April 1981
Page Count: 9
Analysis of Brass by X-Ray Powder Diffraction
Senior scientific officer,
The Metropolitan Police Forensic Science Lab,
(Received 11 August 1980; accepted 3 September 1980)
X-ray powder diffraction provides useful discrimination between brass specimens that occur as contact traces. Phases are identified and under favorable circumstances may be quantified. The copper/zinc ratio within a single-phase brass can be estimated with ease to ±1%.
criminalistics, radiography, brass, X-ray diffraction
Paper ID: JFS11367J
Title Analysis of Brass by X-Ray Powder Diffraction
Symposium , 0000-00-00
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