Problems of Forensic Sciences

Overview of bimetallic nanomaterials used for visualization of latent fingerprints on various surfaces

Data publikacji: 08.09.2022

Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych), 2022, 129, s. 75 - 91



Vilas A. Chavan
Center of Research for Development (CR4D) and Parul Institute of Applied Sciences, Parul University, Post Limda, Waghodia, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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Devidas S. Bhagat
Department of Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology, Government Institute of Forensic Science, Aurangabad, MS India
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Ajit K. Gangawane
Parul Institute of Applied Sciences, Parul University, Post Limda, Waghodia, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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This review focuses on the current trends in the use of doped metallic nanomaterials in forensic science for the development and detection of latent fingerprints (LFPs) on various surfaces which provide better fingerprint image quality. The advantages and important results of studies conducted on latent fingerprints detection with various doped metallic nanomaterials are critically discussed. We also glimpse on fluorescent nanoparticles that have succeeded in producing high-quality fingerprint images which lead to the extraction of all three levels of fingerprint features. A few metallic nanomaterials used for latent fingerprints detection did not produce high-quality fingerprint images failing extraction of all three levels of fingerprint features. To overcome this forensic problem more research is needed to improve the latent fingerprint detection abilities of doped metallic nanomaterials.


This study was financially supported by the Center of Research for Development (CR4D) and Parul Institute of Applied Sciences, Parul University, Limda, Waghodia, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.


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Informacje: Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych), 2022, s. 75 - 91

Typ artykułu: Oryginalny artykuł naukowy



Overview of bimetallic nanomaterials used for visualization of latent fingerprints on various surfaces


Center of Research for Development (CR4D) and Parul Institute of Applied Sciences, Parul University, Post Limda, Waghodia, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

Department of Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology, Government Institute of Forensic Science, Aurangabad, MS India

Parul Institute of Applied Sciences, Parul University, Post Limda, Waghodia, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

Publikacja: 08.09.2022

Otrzymano: 01.12.2021

Zaakceptowano: 26.02.2022

Status artykułu: Otwarte __T_UNLOCK

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Vilas A. Chavan (Autor) - 33%
Devidas S. Bhagat (Autor) - 33%
Ajit K. Gangawane (Autor) - 34%

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