Laser Detection of Latent Fingerprints: Ninhydrin Followed by Zinc Chloride

    Volume 27, Issue 3 (July 1982)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 July 1982

    Page Count: 6


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

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

    (Received 8 September 1981; accepted 10 November 1981)

    Abstract

    A pronounced improvement in detectability is observed when ninhydrin-treated latent fingerprints are sprayed with a solution of zinc chloride and subsequently subjected to argon laser examination.


    Paper ID: JFS12163J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12163J

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    Title Laser Detection of Latent Fingerprints: Ninhydrin Followed by Zinc Chloride
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