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NCJ Number: 98834 Find in a Library
Title: Latent Fingerprint Development by Frequency-Doubled Neodymium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Nd-YAG) Laser - Benzo(f)ninhydrin
Journal: Journal of Forensic Sciences  Volume:30  Issue:2  Dated:(April 1985)  Pages:371-382
Author(s): E R Menzel; J Almog
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 12
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The ninhydrin/zinc chloride method for laser latent fingerprint development is not well suited to the use of frequency-doubled neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet Nd:YAG) lasers. We have examined several ninhydrin analogues and find that benzo(f)ninhydrin is very well matched to the use of this laser. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Crime laboratory equipment; Crime Scene Investigation; Laser fingerprint detection; Latent fingerprints
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