Forensic Analysis on the Cutting Edge: New Methods for Trace Evidence Analysis
Copyright © 2007 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Editor(s): Robert D. Blackledge
Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
Print ISBN: 9780471716440
Online ISBN: 9780470166932
About this Book
This title brings forensic scientists and chemists up-to-date on the latest instrumental methods for analysing trace evidence, including mass spectrometry, image analysis, DIOS-MS, ELISA characterization, statistical validation, and others.
- Illustrates comparative analysis of trace evidence by both old and new methods.
- Explains why some newer methods are superior to older, established methods.
- Includes chapters on analysis of DNA, ink, dyes, glitter, gun powder traces, condom trace evidence, footwear impressions, toolmark impressions, surveillance videos, glass particles, and dirt.
- Discusses applications such as mass spectrometry, image analysis, desorption-ionization on silicon mass spectrometry (DIOS-MS), ELISA characterization, and statistical validation.