Advanced Application of 1,2-Indanedione for Latent Fingerprint Development on Thermal Paper

감열지에 남겨진 잠재지문 현출을 위한 1,2-Indanedione 시약

  • 남궁주영 (순천향대학교 법과학대학원) ;
  • 배경희 (순천향대학교 법과학대학원) ;
  • 유제설 (순천향대학교 법과학대학원) ;
  • 장윤식 (순천향대학교 법과학대학원)
  • Received : 2014.08.05
  • Accepted : 2014.09.19
  • Published : 2014.11.28


It is impossible to use general latent fingerprint developing reagents with thermal paper because it is very sensitive to change its color when exposed to heat and polarized solvents. The present study set up the applicapable ratio of 1,2-Indanedione solution demonstrating the effect of zinc chloride. There is no difference in results and the term of validity in solution containing under 3% of polarized solvent. And the solution without zinc chloride has better result in fluorescence.


1,2-Indanedione;Thermal Paper;Latent Fingerprint


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