Metal-containing nanoparticles and nano-structured particles in fingermark detection

Publication Type:
Journal Article
Forensic Science International, 2008, 179 (2-3), pp. 87 - 97
Issue Date:
Full metadata record
This article reviews the application of metal-containing nanoparticles and nano-structured particles to fingermark detection. This area of research is attracting significant interest as advances in nanoscience are being incorporated into the field of forensic fingermark detection. Although more research is needed before some of the techniques presented can be implemented in routine casework, nanotechnology is likely to play a major role in the future to deliver more selective and more sensitive ways to detect and enhance fingermarks. © 2008 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: