Festa, Giulia

Neutron Methods for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

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Table of contents

Part I. Cultural Heritage and Neutrons

1. Probing Our Heritage with Neutrons—One Successful Story
G. Festa, N. Kardjilov, C. Andreani

2. Bronze Sculptures and Lead Objects Tell Stories About Their Creators: Investigation of Renaissance Sculptures and Ancient Ingots by Means of Neutron Tomography
E. H. Lehmann, R. Lang, M. Estermann, S. Hartmann, F. LoCelso, N. Kardjilov, P. Tisseyre, S. Tusa

3. Paintings Reveal Their Secrets: Neutron Autoradiography Allows the Visualization of Hidden Layers
A. Denker, C. Laurenze-Landsberg, K. Kleinert, B. Schröder-Smeibidl

4. Neutrons Unveil Secrets of Musical Instruments
G. Festa, D. Mannes, A. Scherillo

5. The Glory of Ancient Weapons and Armors: Neutron Imaging and Diffraction Methods in Modern Archaeology
F. Salvemini, F. Grazzi

6. Ceramics, Marbles and Stones in the Light of Neutrons: Characterization by Various Neutron Methods
Zsolt Kasztovszky, Veronika Szilágyi, Katalin T. Biró, Judit Zöldföldi, M. Isabel Dias, António Valera, Emmanuel Abraham, Maryelle Bessou, Fabrizio LoCelso, Valerio Benfante

7. Paleontology: Fossilized Ancestors Awaken by Neutron Radiography
Frikkie C. De Beer

Part II. Neutron Experimental Methods

8. General Introduction to Neutron Physics and Instrumentation
R. Pynn, I. S. Anderson

9. Scattering Techniques: Small- and Wide-Angle Neutron Diffraction
C.-K. Loong, A. Scherillo, G. Festa

10. Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA)
P. Bode

11. Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis (PGAA)
T. Belgya, Zs. Révay

12. Neutron Resonance Analysis
H. Postma, P. Schillebeeckx

13. Neutron Resonance Imaging
G. Gorini, E. Schooneveld, E. Perelli Cippo, D. Di Martino

14. Prompt Gamma Activation Imaging (PGAI)
Z. Kis, L. Szentmiklósi, R. Schulze, E. Abraham

15. Neutron Activation Autoradiography
A. Denker, N. Kardjilov, B. Schröder-Smeibidl

16. Neutron Imaging
N. Kardjilov, E. Lehmann, M. Strobl, R. Woracek, I. Manke

Keywords: Materials Science, Characterization and Evaluation of Materials, Particle Acceleration and Detection, Beam Physics, Cultural Heritage, Archaeology, Surfaces and Interfaces, Thin Films

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Neutron Scattering Applications and Techniques
Page amount
10 pages
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