Optical Technologies in the Humanities
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New high-tech developments in the field of optics show increasing applicability not only in classical technological fields but also in the humanities. This book contains selected contributions to an international, interdisciplinary joint conference on "New Technologies in the Humanities" and "Optics Within Life Sciences". Its objective is to forward interdisciplinary information and communication between specialists in optics, medicine, biology, environmental sciences, and cultural heritage. It is unique as a presentation of new optical technologies for cultural heritage protection.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
New high-tech developments in the field of optics show increasing applicability not only in classical technological fields but also in the humanities. This book contains selected contributions to an international, interdisciplinary joint conference on "New Technologies in the Humanities" and "Optics Within Life Sciences". Its objective is to forward interdisciplinary information and communication between specialists in optics, medicine, biology, environmental sciences, and cultural heritage.
It is unique as a presentation of new optical technologies for cultural heritage protection.
  • Produktdetails
  • Optics Within Life Sciences .4
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Seitenzahl: 280
  • Erscheinungstermin: 6. Oktober 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 155mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 428g
  • ISBN-13: 9783642645952
  • ISBN-10: 364264595X
  • Artikelnr.: 36119301
Inhaltsangabe
Archaeological Research and New Technologies.- New Technologies in Cypriote Archaeology: A Current Research Program on Ancient Ceramic Technology.- The Role of Science in Archaeological Regional Surface Artefact Survey.- Holography and Other Interferometrical Techniques.- Holography in Museums.- Holography: A New Technology in Cuneiform Research.- Investigation of Decay Mechanisms in Historical Artwork via TV Holography.- Application of Holographic Interferometry to Museum Objects.- Color Holography in a Single Layer for Documentation and Analysis of Cultural Heritage.- Three-Dimensional Microscopy with a Numerical Optical Low-Coherence Holographic Technique.- Holographic Investigation of the Human Jaw Bone Under Functional Loads.- Other Analytical Techniques (Material Analysis, Dating, Localization, Biomolecular Methods, etc.).- 3D Computerized Tomography: Synergism Between Technique and Art.- Layered Artefacts: Non-destructive Characterization by PIXE and RBS.- New Methods of Reflectography with Special Filter and Image Processing Techniques: Examination of Materials, Writings, and Underdrawings.- X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis Induced by Synchrotron Radiation (SYXRF) and First Archaeometric Applications.- Neutron Activation Analysis of Mycenaean and Related Pottery from the Greek Mainland.- Luminescence Dating in Archaeology: Recent Developments.- Mineralogical Technologies in Archeology: Their Application to Grey-Minyan Ceramics of Troy VI.- Osteodensitometrical Studies and Elemental Analysis of Ancient Human Bones.- Ruby Glass of the Baroque Period: An Interdisciplinary Study.- Surface Change on Laser Irradiated Bioglass®.- Laser Cleaning.- Excimer Laser Cleaning for Mediaeval Stained Glass Windows.- Laser Cleaning with a Nd: YAG Laser.- Pattern Recognition, Including Digital Evaluation.- Optical Correlation Methods in Epigraphy.- Cuneiform Recognition Experiments: Coherent Optical Methods and Results.- Digital Character Recognition of Cuneiform Inscriptions via Neural Networks.- The Use of Digital Image Processing for the Documentation of Monuments and Sites.- Vision Functions Related to 3D Image Display.- Visual Stimulation Techniques at the End of XX Century.- Unconventional Microscopy.- Superresolution in Far-Field Microscopy.- Scanning Acoustic Microscopy: Principle and Application in Material Testing of Antique and Contemporary Samples.- Application of Tandem Scanning Microscopy to the Non-destructive Investigation of Tool Marks on Historic Ivory Carvings.- Spectroscopical Techniques (Fluorescence, Luminescence, Reflection, Absorption, etc.).- Ground-Penetrating Radar Applications in Cultural Heritage.- Raman Spectra Treatment with Signal Processing Techniques.- Imaging Spectroscopy of Drawing and Painting Materials in the Near Infrared.- TL Dating of Quartz Beyond 100 ka?.- Separation and Identification of Raman Spectra for the Recognition of Pictorial Pigments.- Laser Photons in Medical Diagnosis.- Profilometry.- 3-D Shape Measurement Techniques and Their Applications.- Cuneiform Surface Reconstruction by Optical Profllometry.- The Ageing of Leather: Effects on the Surface Topography.- Authors' Index.