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Inherent Fingerprint Luminescence - Detection By Laser
Author(s): B. E. Dalrymple; J. M. Duff; E. R. Menzel
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Paper Abstract

The currently used methods of fingerprint detection may be classified into two categories: those which are dependent on the adherence of inert materials to fingerprint residues (powder methods), and those which rely on chemical interaction of a detection reagent with specific components of the latent print (for example, ninhydrin method). Both classes, in fact all conventional fingerprint detection methods, require a chemical or physical treatment of the exhibit under examination.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1977
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0108, Optics in Security and Law Enforcement I, (20 September 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955491
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B. E. Dalrymple, Ontario Provincial Police (Canada)
J. M. Duff, Xerox Research Centre of Canada Ltd. (Canada)
E. R. Menzel, Xerox Research Centre of Canada Ltd. (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0108:
Optics in Security and Law Enforcement I
Charles Freeman; Sol Nudelman; Joseph C. Richmond, Editor(s)

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