Standard Practice for Gunshot Residue Analysis by Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectrometry
|Publication Date:||15 September 2020|
|ICS Code (Medical sciences and health care facilities in general):||11.020|
This practice covers the analysis of gunshot residue (GSR) by scanning electron microscopy/energy-di
Since software and hardware formats vary among commercial systems, guidelines will be offered in the most general terms possible. For proper terminology and operation, consult the SEM/EDS system manuals for each instrument.
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