TITLE

Beta-ray technique applied to the study and reproduction of ancient watermarks

AUTHOR(S)
Ponterio, R.; Buemi, A.; Maisano, G.; Majolino, D.; Migliardo, F.
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 513 Issue 1, p389
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper describes the importance of watermarks reproduction, in particular the advantages and potentiality of beta-ray technique’s application to this aim is emphasized. The method involved a radioactive carbon sheet which emits radiation that images a photographic film. After a conventional processing the film produces an exact copy of the watermark. Techniques which give similar results are also considered. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6028402

 

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