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NCJ Number: 81508 Find in a Library
Title: Laser Detection of Latent Fingerprints - Ninhydrin
Journal: Journal of Forensic Sciences  Volume:27  Issue:1  Dated:(January 1982)  Pages:200-204
Author(s): D W Herod; E R Menzel
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: National Science Foundation
Arlington, VA 22230
Grant Number: DAR-8005515
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: 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. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Latent fingerprints
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