Stable isotope analysis brings unique insight into the origin of an unknown sample. By interrogating the miniscule variations in the relative abundance of the stable isotopes of the light organic elements, a unique and hidden signature can be discovered.
This can help explain which clandestine laboratory an illegal drug was manufactured, or determine if an athlete has taken a testosterone supplement to boost performance. The application of stable isotope analysis to numerous forensic approaches provides a unique and powerful discriminatory dimension.
Forensic applications covered by our analytical systems: