15. Forensic Applications of Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry

  1. Mike S. Lee
  1. Sarah J. Benson

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch15

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

How to Cite

Benson, S. J. (2012) Forensic Applications of Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry, in Mass Spectrometry Handbook (ed M. S. Lee), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

Author Information

  1. Australian Federal Police, Forensic & Data Centres, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Pharmaceutical Science and Biotechnology: Practices, Applications and Methods

Book Series Editors:

  1. Mike S. Lee

Series Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470536735

Online ISBN: 9781118180730

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Keywords:

  • forensics, forensic applications of IRMS;
  • IRMS in scientific fields, forensic science, a recent entry;
  • IRMS, precise measurements in natural isotopic abundance;
  • GC-IRMS, separation of complex organic mixtures on capillary GC;
  • forensic-related, EA–IRMS, DI-IRMS, GC–IRMS in forensic geochemistry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamental Principles

  • Theory of Operation

  • Applications of IRMS

  • Guidelines for the Installation and Implementation of IRMS into an Operational Forensic Laboratory

  • Summary

  • References