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1. 2D and 3D Topography Comparisons of Toolmarks Produced from Consecutively Manufactured Chisels and Punches.
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 5/20/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Robert Meryln Thompson, John Villanova, Taher Kakal
Abstract: A 2009 report by the National Academies [1] recommended strengthening the scientific basis of procedures and criteria employed by the forensic science specialty of toolmark identification. The current method of comparison and determination of ide ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914887

2. Applications of Surface Metrology in Firearm Identification
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 1/8/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Jun-Feng Song, Thomas B Renegar, Robert Meryln Thompson
Abstract: Surface metrology is commonly used to characterize functional engineering surfaces. The technologies developed offer opportunities to improve forensic toolmark identification. Toolmarks are created when a tool comes into contact with a surface an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914401

3. Strain rate effect on single PPTA fiber tensile behaviour
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 7/28/2013
Authors: Jae Hyun Kim, Nathanael A Heckert, Stefan D Leigh, Walter G McDonough, Kirk D Rice, Gale Antrus Holmes
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913925

4. Single fiber tensile properties measured by the Kolsky bar using a direct fiber clamping method
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 6/1/2013
Authors: Jae Hyun Kim, Nathanael A Heckert, Walter G McDonough, Kirk D Rice, Gale Antrus Holmes
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914325

5. Confocal Microscopy Analysis of Breech Face Marks on Fired Cartridge Cases from Ten Consecutively Manufactured Pistol Slides
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 7/1/2012
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Robert Meryln Thompson, Todd Weller
Abstract: Ten (10) pistol slides with consecutively manufactured breech faces, were obtained from Sturm, Ruger Co, Inc. A total of nine (9) test fires from each pistol, for a total of ninety (90) test fired cartridge cases, were compared using comparison micr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906690

6. The National Ballistics Imaging Comparison (NBIC) Project
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 3/10/2012
Authors: Jun-Feng Song, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Susan M Ballou, Robert Meryln Thompson, James H Yen, Thomas B Renegar, Xiaoyu A Zheng, Richard M Silver, Martin Ols
Abstract: In response to the guidelines issued by the ASCLD/LAB-International (American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board) to establish traceability and quality assurance in U.S. crime laboratories, a NIST/ATF joint project e ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907871

7. Standards: Who Needs Them? An OLES initiative to identify standards needs in the responder community.
Series: OTHER
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 1/3/2012
Authors: William Guy Billotte, Jennifer Lyn Marshall, Sharon Nakich
Abstract: There is little understanding about who is interested in standards and which standards are being used in the responder community. Thus, the Law Enforcement Standards Office (OLES) implemented a small pilot to gather metrics and insights. OLES worked ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910380

8. Analysis of Three Different Regression Models to Estimate the Ballistic Performance of New and Environmentally Conditioned Body Armor
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7760
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 2/14/2011
Authors: Diane Mauchant, Michael A Riley, Kirk D Rice, Amanda Lattam Forster, Dennis D Leber, Daniel Victor Samarov
Abstract: The performance standard for ballistic-resistant body armor published by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), NIJ Standard 0101.06, recommends estimating the perforation performance of body armor by performing a statistical analysis on V50 bal ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907749

9. Effect of Moisture on Copolymer Fibers based on 5-amino-2-(p-aminophenyl)-benzimidazole.
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 9/6/2010
Authors: Guillaume Messin, Amanda Lattam Forster, Kirk D Rice, Michael A Riley, Stephanie S Watson
Abstract: In recent years, there has been some concern in the soft body armor community that copolymer fibers based on 5-amino-2-(p-aminophenyl)-benzimidazole can release hydrochloric acid, which could potentially be detrimental to other fibers that might come ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906018

10. Office of Law Enforcement Standards 2-Year Road Map, FY2009-2011
Series: OTHER
Topic: Law Enforcement
Published: 1/29/2010
Author: Mark David Stolorow
Abstract: This document constitutes the 2-Year Road Map FY 2009 - 2011 for the Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES), Electronic and Electrical Engineering Laboratory (EEEL), National Institute of Standards and Technology.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903640



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