Description - Forensic Analysis on the Cutting Edge by Robert D. Blackledge
This title brings forensic scientists and chemists up-to-date on the latest instrumental methods for analysing trace evidence, including mass spectrometry, image analysis, DIOS-MS, ELISA characterization, statistical validation, and others.* Illustrates comparative analysis of trace evidence by both old and new methods.* Explains why some newer methods are superior to older, established methods.* Includes chapters on analysis of DNA, ink, dyes, glitter, gun powder traces, condom trace evidence, footwear impressions, toolmark impressions, surveillance videos, glass particles, and dirt.* Discusses applications such as mass spectrometry, image analysis, desorption-ionization on silicon mass spectrometry (DIOS-MS), ELISA characterization, and statistical validation.
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(236mm x 165mm x 29mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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Author Biography - Robert D. Blackledge
Robert D. Blackledge, now retired, was the senior forensic chemist at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service Regional Forensic Laboratory in San Diego, California. He has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the Citadel and a master's degree in chemistry from the University of Georgia. He serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Forensic Sciences Program at National University, San Diego, California.