8a. Identification of Ivory by Conventional Backscatter Raman and SORS

  1. John M. Chalmers1,
  2. Howell G. M. Edwards2 and
  3. Michael D. Hargreaves3
  1. Michael D. Hargreaves3 and
  2. Howell G.M. Edwards2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch8a

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

How to Cite

Hargreaves, M. D. and Edwards, H. G.M. (2012) Identification of Ivory by Conventional Backscatter Raman and SORS, in Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science (eds J. M. Chalmers, H. G. M. Edwards and M. D. Hargreaves), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch8a

Editor Information

  1. 1

    VS Consulting, Stokesley, UK

  2. 2

    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK

  3. 3

    Thermo Scientific Portable Optical Analyzers, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Wilmington, USA

Author Information

  1. 2

    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK

  2. 3

    Thermo Scientific Portable Optical Analyzers, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Wilmington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470749067

Online ISBN: 9781119962328

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Keywords:

  • ivory identification, conventional backscatter Raman and SORS;
  • portable conventional backscattered Raman and SORS, screening of ivory;
  • ivory, composed of three, as enamel, cementum, dentine;
  • non-invasive, identifying ivory, non-destructive aiding law enforcement;
  • Raman spectroscopic characterisation of mammalian ivories, and ivory substitutes;
  • genuine ivory concealed under plastic, paint, and use of SORS;
  • SORS concept on powders, Raman tomography in turbid media;
  • portable Raman and SORS, identifying real, fake ivory, in forensic/security;
  • SORS technique, in identifying matrix underneath paints, varnishes, plastics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Application of Raman Spectroscopy

  • Conclusions

  • Disclaimer

  • References