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Nanomaterials and preservation mechanisms of architecture monuments
Author(s): Rodica-Mariana Ion; Adrian Radu; Sofia Teodorescu; Irina Fierăscu; Radu-Claudiu Fierăscu; Raluca-Maria Ştirbescu; Ioana Daniela Dulamă; Ioana-Raluca Şuică-Bunghez; Ioan Alin Bucurică; Mihaela-Lucia Ion
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Paper Abstract

Knowledge of the chemical composition of the building materials of the monuments may help us to preserve and protect them from the pollution of our cities. The aim of this work is to characterize the materials of the walls from ancient buildings, the decay products that could be appear due to the action of pollution and a new method based on nanomaterials (hydroxyapatite -HAp) for a conservative preservation of the treated walls. Some analytical techniques have been used, as follow: X-ray fluorescence energy dispersive (EDXRF) (for the relative abundance of major, minor and trace elements), FTIR and Raman spectroscopy (for stratigraphic study of cross-sections of multi-layered materials found in wall paintings), Optical microscopy (OM), (for morphology of the wall samples). The nanomaterial suspension HAp applied on the sample surface by spraying, decreased the capillary water uptake, do not modify significantly the color of the samples and induced a reduced mass loss for the treated samples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 December 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10010, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies VIII, 100101W (14 December 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2243327
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Rodica-Mariana Ion, ICECHIM-Bucharest (Romania)
Valahia Univ. (Romania)
Adrian Radu, ICECHIM-Bucharest (Romania)
Sofia Teodorescu, Valahia Univ. (Romania)
Irina Fierăscu, ICECHIM-Bucharest (Romania)
Radu-Claudiu Fierăscu, ICECHIM-Bucharest (Romania)
Raluca-Maria Ştirbescu, Valahia Univ. (Romania)
Ioana Daniela Dulamă, Valahia Univ. (Romania)
Ioana-Raluca Şuică-Bunghez, Valahia Univ. (Romania)
Ioan Alin Bucurică, Valahia Univ. (Romania)
Mihaela-Lucia Ion, Valahia Univ. (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10010:
Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies VIII
Marian Vladescu; Cornel T. Panait; Razvan Tamas; George Caruntu; Ionica Cristea, Editor(s)

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