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Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks Lacona V Proceedings, Osnabr�ck, Germany, September 15-18 2003

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ISBN-10: 3540229965

ISBN-13: 9783540229964

Edition: 2005

Authors: Klaus Dickmann, Costas Fotakis, John F. Asmus

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Since 1995, when Costas Fotakis first brought together restorers and scientists to discuss the potential of lasers in art conservation, the field has grown enormously in importance, and today restorers and laser scientists work together to develop new applications. This book presents the more than six dozen research papers prepared for LACONA V (Lasers in Art Conservation), held in Osnabrueck/Germany in September 2003. The fifth congress once again gathered restorers, art historians, museum staff, laser scientists and laser manufacturers. The topics include, among others: laser cleaning of artworks (case studies and side effects), removal of former conservation layers, fundamentals of…    
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List price: $449.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
Publication date: 1/7/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 530
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.620
Language: English

Art in the service of science
Laser cleaning investigations of paper models and original objects with Nd:YAG and KrF laser systems
Anti-fungal laser treatment of paper : a model study with a laser wavelength of 532nm
Observation of the post-processing effects due to laser cleaning of paper
The post-processing effects due to pulsed laser ablation of paper
Laser cleaning of pressure sensitive tapes on paper
Chemistry of parchment-laser interaction
Femtosecond laser cleaning of metallic cultural heritage and antique artworks
Archaeological ironwork : removal of corrosion layers by Nd:YAG-laser
Laser cleaning of metal surface - laboratory investigations
1320 nm range Nd:YAG-laser in restoration of artworks made of bronze and other metals
Surface cleaning of iron artefacts by lasers
Experimental and theoretical indications on laser cleaning
Er:YAG laser applications on marble and limestone sculptures with polychrome and patina surfaces
Lasers cleaning of patrimonial plasters
Overpaint removal on a gilded wooden bas-relief using a Nd:YAG laser at 1.064 [mu]m
Pulsed laser cleaned natural history specimens with reference to the removal of conductive coatings
Laser cleaning studies of hard insoluble aluminosilicate crusts on Minoan (LM IIIC) pottery
Laser removal of protective treatments on limestone
Comparison of cleaning methods for stained glass windows
Results of Nd:YAG laser renovation of decorative ivory jug
The conservation intervention on the Porta della Mandorla
The capability of the laser application for selective cleaning and the removal of different layers on wooden artworks
The pilot restoration yard of the church of San Frediano in Pisa : results of a multidisciplinary study
A Bronze Age pre-historic Dolmen : laser cleaning techniques of paintings and graffiti (the Bisceglie Dolmen case study)
Evaluating the effectiveness of lasers for the removal of overpaint from a 20th C minimalist painting
Evaluation of laser cleaning of parchment documents with a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser at 1064, 532 and 266 nm
Cleaning of soiled white feathers using the Nd:YAG laser and traditional methods
Surface analysis of the laser cleaned metal threads
The effects of laser radiation on adhesives, consolidants, and varnishes
A study on the oxidative gradient of aged traditional triterpenoid resins using "optimum" photoablation parameters
Evaluation of the effects of laser irradiation on modern organic pigments
Laser paint interactions studied by optical emission spectroscopy and pump and probe analysis of the ablation plume
Effects of laser irradiation on artwork pigments studied by laser ablation and time-of-flight mass spectrometry
IR-laser effects on pigments and paint layers
Reaction of historical colours and their components irradiated at different Nd:YAG laser wavelengths ([omega], 2[omega], 3[omega], 4[omega])
Visual effect of laser cleaning on Orissan murals
Synchronous use of IR and UV laser pulses in the removal of encrustation : mechanistic aspects, discoloration phenomena and benefits
Numerical modelling of laser cleaning and conservation of artworks
Laser signal dependence on artworks surface characteristics : a study of frescoes and icons samples
Pollution encrustation removal by means of combined ultraviolet and infrared laser radiation : the application of this innovative methodology on the surface of the Parthenon West frieze
Mossbauer and XRD study of the effect of Nd:YAG-1064 nm laser irradiation on hematite present in model samples
Can laser microprobe mass analysis do any work in artwork conservation?
An x-ray microprobe for in-situ stone and wood characterization
Non-invasive monitoring of water intake in limestones
Nd, Er and excimer laser sources : laboratory evaluation of cleaning efficacy and of interaction with substrate
Euregio - center of expertise for art conservation technology
COST G7 action creates a durable instrument for advanced research implementation in artwork conservation by laser
The project OPTOCANTIERI : a synergy between laser techniques and information science for arts conservation
Spanish thematic network on cultural heritage
Laser cleaning system for automated paper and parchment cleaning
Laser cleaning monitored by a spectroscopic technique - experimental data on the Gotlandic sandstone case
From the research lab to the restoration yard : practical procedures to evaluate in situ the use of laser cleaning on facades
Sensor concept for controlled laser cleaning via photodiode
Ultra-stable, new generation Q-switched monolithic laser cleaners for fine art conservation
Analysis of archaeological objects with LMNTI, a new transportable LIBS instrument
Spectroscopic monitoring of the laser cleaning applied to ancient marbles from Mediterranean areas
Artwork monitoring by digital image correlation
A 3D scanning device for architectural relieves based on time-of-flight technology
Surface roughness relief
Integration of imaging analysis and 3D laser relief of artworks : a powerful diagnostic tool
Parallel acquisition of 3-D surface coordinates and deformations by combining electronic speckle pattern interferometry and optical topometry
Scanning laser Doppler vibrometry application to artworks : new acoustic and mechanical exciters for structural diagnostics
Supporting the restoration of the Minerva of Arezzo
Comparative holography in the conservation structural diagnosis : an El Greco exemplary exploitation
A case study of frescoes diagnostics by scanning laser Doppler vibrometry (SLDV) : the Brumidi corridors and the president's room at the United States capitol