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NCJ Number: 30855 Find in a Library
Title: ANALYTICAL APPROACH TO ULTRA-SMALL PHYSICAL EVIDENCE
Journal: JOURNAL OF THE FORENSIC SCIENCE SOCIETY  Volume:15  Issue:3  Dated:(JULY 1975)  Pages:235-244
Author(s): V REEVE; A LACIS
Corporate Author: Forensic Science Soc
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Forensic Science Soc
Harrowgate, N Yorkshire HG1 1BX, England
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBED APPLICATIONS OF ELECTRON MICROPROBE ANALYSIS TO THE EXAMINATION OF ULTRA-SMALL EVIDENCE IN TWO CASE SITUATIONS ENCOUNTERED AT THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE CRIME DETECTION LABORATORY.
Abstract: THE TWO CASES INVOLVED EXAMINATION OF MINUTE FRAGMENTS AND METAL TURNINGS RESULTING FROM A SAFEBREAKING AND EXAMINATION OF ABRASION ON THE DOOR PANEL OF A CAR IN WHICH A DOUBLE MURDER HAD TAKEN PLACE. THE AUTHORS NOTE THAT ELECTRON MICROPROBE ANALYSIS IS A NON-DESTRUCTIVE, QUANTITATIVE METHOD OF INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS WHICH CAN BE SUITABLY APPLIED TO PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN FORENSIC SCIENCE.
Index Term(s): Crime laboratory equipment; Metal identification; Trace evidence
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