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Fingerprint Chemistry

The goal of this focus area is to leverage the wealth of chemical information present in fingerprint deposits for novel forensic applications. This includes

Publications

PSCR 2017 Stakeholder Conference Presentation Materials -- Day 1

Author(s)
Jeremy E. Benson, Jeff Johnson, Eric W. Anderson, Carol Politi, TRX Systems, Inc., Anthony Rowe, A Shkel, Chenji Harsha, Nancy French, Murat Yuskel, Benjamin J. Posthuma, Margaret Pinson, Dereck R. Orr
This document is a compilation of the slides presented during Day 3 of the 2017 Public Safety Communications Research Program's (PSCR) Annual Stakeholder

Tools and Instruments

Reference Ballistic Chronograph

The NIST-developed reference ballistic chronograph (RBC) provides repeatable measurements of the speed of a bullet that will impact a test article, such as

Large Aperture Scanner

The Large Aperture Scanner (LAS) scans a radar transceiver over a 5 meter by 20 meter aperture. Image reconstruction techniques enable a three-dimensional

Cabinet x-ray system

The Smiths Detection 6046si cabinet x-ray system was designed for security screening of bags, parcels and other objects of similar size. The system runs at 160

X-ray Backscatter Systems

X-ray backscatter systems are used for the screening of personnel for hidden weapons and other contraband. Unlike conventional radiographic x-ray systems