Using non-destructive Raman Spectroscopy at the crime scene –

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Handheld processors getting hyped by commercial vendors and praised by law enforcement. The process is meant to ID small materials, trace evidence from blood to chemicals to drugs. Its another ‘point and shoot’ kinda test. I have not been able to uncover what false positive data may exist for in-the-field analyses.

What is Raman Spec?

Forensic applications.


About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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