Nanoscience And Cultural Heritage by Philippe DillmannNanoscience And Cultural Heritage by Philippe Dillmann

Nanoscience And Cultural Heritage

byPhilippe DillmannEditorLudovic Bellot-gurlet, Ir Nenner

Hardcover | June 1, 2016

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This book aims to give state of the art in several domains of cultural heritage in which Nanosciences allow fundamental breakthrough.  The first part of the book concerns nanostructured materials in ancient artifacts. Understanding their nature and formation processes bring new insight in the apprehension of technical level of ancient societies but can also inspire the design of new materials.  The second part is dedicated to the understanding of materials. This crucial issue in material science today, for cultural heritage, needs to perform specific characterization techniques and technologies, but also to create tailored analytical strategies. Part three presents new methods, processes and materials at nano levels that can bring innovative solutions to conservation and restoration  issues, linked with the understanding of the alteration processes involved at different scales.
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Title:Nanoscience And Cultural HeritageFormat:HardcoverDimensions:311 pagesPublished:June 1, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9462391971

ISBN - 13:9789462391970

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Table of Contents

Lustre and nanostructures - ancient technologies revisited.- Nano-crystallization in decorative layers of Greek and Roman ceramics.- Natural nanosized raw materials and Sol-Gel technology: the base of pottery since millenniums.- Informative potential of multiscale observations in archaeological biominerals down to nanoscale.- The science behind the daguerreotype: Nanometer and sub-micrometer realities on and beneath the surface.- Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy: using nanoparticles to detect trace amounts of colorants in works of art.- Nanoscale aspects of corrosion on cultural heritage metals.