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Stereolithography: Potential Applications in Forensic Science

Author Affiliations

  • 1Amity Institute of Forensic Sciences, Amity University, UP, INDIA
  • 2 Institute of Forensic Science, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, INDIA

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 1, Issue (5), Pages 47-50, November,26 (2012)

Abstract

In the present era, technological innovations are taking centre stage in the scientific world and the same stands true for the field of forensic science. Three dimensional modeling by virtue of rapid prototyping is relatively a novel area of exploration in the forensics. Stereolithography is one such area which involves production of three dimensional models (also known as prototypes) from complex mathematical, biological and chemical data. Three dimensional modeling can find its effective use in various sub-fields of forensic science as facial reconstruction, 3D crime scene remodeling etc. Thus, the following article endeavors to give a brief introduction to this rapidly emerging field and its possible applications in forensic science.

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