Colour - tuneable fingerprint powders

Colour - tuneable fingerprint powders


Title of the patent: Colour - tuneable fingerprint powders
Status: PCT Filing


UCLan research has developed novel nanopowders which exhibit colour-tuneability in response to the wavelength of the incident radiation.

These patented powders have shown to be ideal for the visual enhancement of latent fingerprints and can effectively resolve issues arising from poor contrast against multi-coloured or patterned backgrounds.


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