Standard Guide for Microscopic Examination of Textile Fibers
|Publication Date:||10 August 2002|
|ICS Code (Optical equipment):||37.020|
This section describes guidelines for microscopical examinations employed in forensic fiber characterization, identification, and comparison. Several types of light microscopes are used including stereobinocular, polarized light, comparison, fluorescence and interference. In certain instances, the scanning electron microscope may yield additional information. Select which test(s) or techniques to use based upon the nature and extent of the fiber evidence.