The forensic analysis of ink evidence covers the analysis of ink samples and the differentiation of the profile of the samples in a forensic context. The available techniques entail microscopy, nos destructive analysis, and chemical analysis. It doesn’t matter the piece of evidence you are handing. You, as a forensic scientist, will try to use the less destructive but most accurate technique available and any innovation regarding avoiding damaging our piece of evidence will be highly appreciated.
The Best Case Study published in 2011 - according to the National Institute of Forensic Science – deals with ink analysis. Broderick Matthews from Flinders University published a virtually non destructive technique able to distinguish different ballpoint pens from a single fiber of paper!
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