Title

Luminescence: Lighting the Invisible World of Crime Scenes

Date

5-31-2018 1:00 PM

End Time

31-5-2018 1:45 PM

Location

HWC 105

Session Chair

Arlene Courtney

Session Title

Chemistry Major Capstone Seminars

Presentation Type

Presentation

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Arlene Courtney

Abstract

At crime scenes there is evidence that is easily seen; however, sometimes there is evidence that cannot be seen with the naked eye. Luminescence is a process utilized by forensics professionals to reveal invisible evidence by making it glow. This presentation will explain what luminescence is and how it works, how forensic scientists utilize it to find certain types of evidence, and the different methods used for the types of evidence.

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May 31st, 1:00 PM May 31st, 1:45 PM

Luminescence: Lighting the Invisible World of Crime Scenes

HWC 105

At crime scenes there is evidence that is easily seen; however, sometimes there is evidence that cannot be seen with the naked eye. Luminescence is a process utilized by forensics professionals to reveal invisible evidence by making it glow. This presentation will explain what luminescence is and how it works, how forensic scientists utilize it to find certain types of evidence, and the different methods used for the types of evidence.