Forensic science - fingerprint analysis
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Lennard, C (2001). The Detection and Enhancement of Latent Fingerprints. 13th
INTERPOL Forensic Science Symposium, Lyon, France, October 16-19 2001.
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from,... Introduction Earlier, in order to reveal latent fingerprints, methods like dusting with amorphous carbon, fuming with iodine vapor or silver nitrate were used. Later, chemicals like ninhydrin, which had the ability to develop latent fingerprints on paper, were discovered. The necessity to chemically reveal and further enhance latent fingerprints on a variety of porous and non-porous surfaces led to the development of ninhydrin analogues, glues containing...