Application Note: The Application of Thermal Desorption to Forensic Investigations
6 August 2014

This application note introduces the use of thermal desorption (TD) in the detection of chemicals in scene-of-crime samples using the Markes’ UNITY™ TD systems. The range of applications in which TD can be employed includes characterization/detection of firearm propellant, detection of proscribed drugs, and explosives detection.