Visible and near-infrared chemical imaging methods for the analysis of selected forensic samples

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dc.contributor.author Payne, G
dc.contributor.author Wallace, C
dc.contributor.author Reedy, B
dc.contributor.author Lennard, C
dc.contributor.author Schuler, R
dc.contributor.author Exline, D
dc.contributor.author Roux, C
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-26T04:10:49Z
dc.date.issued 2005-08-15
dc.identifier.citation Talanta, 2005, 67 (2), pp. 334 - 344
dc.identifier.issn 0039-9140
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/531
dc.description.abstract This study investigated various chemical imaging methods for the forensic analysis of paints, tapes and adhesives, inks and firearm propellants (absorption and photoluminescence in the UV-vis-NIR regions). Results obtained using chemical imaging technology were compared with those obtained using traditional techniques. The results show that chemical imaging offers significant advantages in the forensic context, for example the ability to display visual and spectral results side by side and to reduce sample preparation, hence minimizing the risk of contamination. Chemical imaging produced a greater discriminating power than traditional techniques for most evidence types. Chemical imaging also eliminated different brands of ammunition based on the fluorescence characteristics of the propellant grains preserving the evidence for further analysis. It is expected that this technology will find broader forensic applications in the future. © 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.talanta.2005.03.042
dc.title Visible and near-infrared chemical imaging methods for the analysis of selected forensic samples
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Talanta
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.volume 67
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Amsterdam, Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 334 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 344 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Chemistry and Forensic Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference Workshop on Information Technology for Virtual Enterprises (ITVE 2001)
dc.for 0399 Other Chemical Sciences
dc.personcode 0000016451
dc.personcode 000263
dc.personcode 960382
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Other Chemical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom 2.532 en_US
dc.date.activity 2001-01-29
dc.location.activity GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA
dc.description.keywords Chemical imaging
dc.description.keywords Forensic analysis
dc.description.keywords Ink
dc.description.keywords Paint
dc.description.keywords Propellant
dc.description.keywords Spectrometry
dc.description.keywords Tapes
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Forensic Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history School of Chemistry and Forensic Science (ID: 339)
utslib.collection.history General Collection (ID: 346) [2015-05-15T14:11:11+10:00]


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