Case study: Changing the practice of forensic diatomology with the Phenom SEM

Analyses of small traces of natural origin, such as human and animal hair, insects, plants, diatoms, are often critical in establishing a suspect’s presence at a crime scene. To be able to use these results in criminal investigations and trials, the imaging and analysis of such samples require a higher resolution and magnification than provided by light microscopes. 

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  • Challenges in the Forensic Botany Research
  • The reasons why the Phenom SEM was chosen
  • How the Phenom SEM changed the practice of forensic diatomology