TITLE

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) in archaeological science—applications and prospects

AUTHOR(S)
Giakoumaki, Anastasia; Melessanaki, Kristalia; Anglos, Demetrios
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Feb2007, Vol. 387 Issue 3, p749
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) has emerged in the past ten years as a promising technique for analysis and characterization of the composition of a broad variety of objects of cultural heritage including painted artworks, icons, polychromes, pottery, sculpture, and metal, glass, and stone artifacts. This article describes in brief the basic principles and technological aspects of LIBS, and reviews several test cases that demonstrate the applicability and prospects of LIBS in the field of archaeological science.
ACCESSION #
23819316

 

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