Laser Detection of Latent Fingerprints: Ninhydrin

    Volume 27, Issue 1 (January 1982)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 January 1982

    Page Count: 5


    Herod, DW
    Graduate student and assistant professor, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

    Menzel, ER
    Graduate student and assistant professor, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

    (Received 20 April 1981; accepted 10 June 1981)

    Abstract

    Ninhydrin-treated latent fingerprints not discernible in the conventional way can show fluorescence in the red and near-infrared spectral regions when subjected to continuous-wave dye laser illumination at about 580 nm, thus becoming amenable to development.


    Paper ID: JFS11466J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11466J

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    Title Laser Detection of Latent Fingerprints: Ninhydrin
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