Persistence and Recovery

C. Roux, J. Robertson, R. Palmer

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Abstract

Fibers are easily transferred according to the Locard's exchange principle and, as a result, are commonly found in criminal cases. This article provides an overview of fiber persistence and the significance of this topic in the interpretation of fiber evidence. It also presents a critical review of common methods used to recover fibers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages117-123
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780123821652
ISBN (Print)9780123821669
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

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    Roux, C., Robertson, J., & Palmer, R. (2013). Persistence and Recovery. In Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences: Second Edition (pp. 117-123). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-382165-2.00090-8