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Emerging latent fingerprint technologies: a review

Authors Bumbrah GS, Sharma RM, Jasuja OP

Received 16 March 2016

Accepted for publication 31 May 2016

Published 24 August 2016 Volume 2016:6 Pages 39—50


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Peer reviewers approved by Dr Lucy Goodman

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Editor who approved publication: Professor Henrik Druid

Gurvinder Singh Bumbrah, Rakesh Mohan Sharma, Om Prakash Jasuja

Department of Forensic Science, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India

Abstract: Information regarding state of the art technology is accessible by searching in a systematic manner, and is the preferred way of keeping up to date. In this review, we present the recent developments in the field of latent fingerprint detection. Recent developments in processing methods including optical, physical, and chemical methods, and sophistical instrumental analytical techniques are presented.

latent fingermarks, cyanoacrylate fuming, ninhydrin, small-particle reagent, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization

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