Advances in fingerprint analysis

Pompi Hazarika, David A. Russell

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The detection of analytes of forensic importance such as drugs of abuse and explosives from a person's fingerprint together with the ability to identify that person is an important development in forensic science. This Minireview highlights the advances in this area of research, such as the use of nanoparticles, magnetic particles, quantum dots, as well as mass spectrometry, and spectroscopy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3524-3531
Number of pages8
JournalAngewandte Chemie-International Edition
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 10 Apr 2012

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