Chemistry and Crime
See for example:
by Lisa Yount (preview with Google Books) or
and Handbook of forensic drug analysis
by Frederick P. Smith, Sotiris A. Athanaselis
Molecules of Murder
by John Emsley (preview at openisbn).
Alcohol detection with the Breathalyzer.
Drug testing. Ganja, Cocaine, crack.
Narcotic Reagent Kits
Isotopic ratio analysis of illicit drugs.
Isotopic Ratio Mass Spectrometry.
Toxicity and Poisons
Arson and analysis of explosives, soil at crime scenes.
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return to CHEM2402 course outline.
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