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Interactions between Clay Bodies and Lead Glazes
A set of laboratory experiments has been developed to determine the nature and importance of the interaction between clay bodies and lead glazes during firing following different thermal pathsExpand
Identification of reaction compounds in micrometric layers from gothic paintings using combined SR-XRD and SR-FTIR.
Synchrotron radiation X-ray diffraction (micro-SR-XRD) and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (micro-SR-FTIR) are used in the non-destructive identification of reaction and aging compounds fromExpand
Crystal size distributions of induced calcium carbonate crystals in polyaspartic acid and Mytilus edulis acidic organic proteins aqueous solutions
Abstract Different concentrations of soluble matrix extracts from Mytilus edulis and polyaspartic acid were mixed with CaCl 2 aqueous solutions to produce CaCO 3 crystallizations under controlledExpand
Physical Processes Involved in Production of the Ancient Pigment
Egyptian blue, which was the first synthetic pigment to be used in antiquity, consists of crystals of calcium-copper tetrasilicate (i.e. cuprorivaite (CaCuSi 4 O 10 )). The physical processesExpand
Synchrotron radiation micro-XRD in the study of glaze technology
The production of glass represented an important technological achievement, and it was the starting point for the invention of a large variety of materials, produced by processes involving melting,Expand
Advantages of the use of SR-FT-IR microspectroscopy: applications to cultural heritage.
Synchrotron radiation Fourier transform infrared (SR-FT-IR) microspectroscopy represents an advance over conventional FT-IR spectroscopy because it gives a higher signal/noise ratio at the highestExpand
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy as a suitable technique in the study of the materials used in waterproofing of archaeological amphorae.
The resinous materials from the interior surfaces of two Roman and one Iberian amphora were studied with Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. The results were then compared with thoseExpand
Identification of copper-based green pigments in Jaume Huguet's Gothic altarpieces by Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy and synchrotron radiation X-ray diffraction.
The scientific investigation of ancient paintings gives a unique insight into ancient painting techniques and their evolution through time and geographic location. This study deals with theExpand
Ageing of resin from Pinus species assessed by infrared spectroscopy
AbstractResins obtained from Pinus genus species have been widely used in very different fields throughout history. As soon as the resins are secreted, molecular changes start altering theirExpand
The use of combined synchrotron radiation micro FT-IR and XRD for the characterization of Romanesque wall paintings
The high analytical sensitivity and high spatial resolution of synchrotron radiation-based techniques, in particular SR-XRD and SR-FT-IR, allows the identification of complex micrometric mixtures ofExpand