The uses of various optical methods in forensic science are briefly reviewed—in particular, visual examination, microscopy, x-rays and photography, x-ray diffraction, spectrophotometry, emission spectrography, and neutron activation analysis. Attention is directed to some recent developments, particularly in the methods of bloodstain examination.
© 1969 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 15, 1968
Published: January 1, 1969
H. J. Walls, "Forensic Optics," Appl. Opt. 8, 21-28 (1969)