Current methods of examination and scientific materials analysis include:

 

Ultraviolet Fluorescence Imaging (UVF)

Ultraviolet Reflectography Imaging (UVR)

Visible-Induced Luminescence Imaging (VIL)

Raking Light Imaging

Stereomicroscopy

Digital Microscopy

Portable X-ray Fluorescence Analysis (p-XRF)

 

Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM)

Cross Section Microscopy (CS)

Raman Spectrometry (RS)

X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR)

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)