Volume 45, Issue 5 (September 2000)
Review of Fingerprint Detection with Lasers, Second Edition
This revised and expanded edition of Dr. Menzel's 1980 book is lcome book for latent print examiners, forensic scientists, and scientists interested in the fascinating field of latent print visualization. It updates his previous book by including new and advanced optical imaging techniques that have emerged in the last 20 years. These include CCD cameras, near-infrared imagers, ultraviolet imagers, and acousto-optical tunable filters. It also treats new developments in latent print visualization that have occurred during this time such as the use of DFO, ninhydrin analogues, rare-earth chelates, 1,2-indanediones, multi-metal deposition method, and DMAC. Each chapter is well referenced.