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The GEOLNAN, a Combined Deacidification and Reinforcement Treatment for Manuscripts Featuring Iron and Metal Gall Inks

18.11.2015

The GEOLNAN method combines a traditional reinforcement process and a deacidification treatment based on calcium hydroxide nanoparticles, and is aimed […]

Development of Innovative Systems for Cleaning and Protection of Cu-based Metallic Artefacts

18.11.2015

The aim of this PhD project is to supply new materials and methods to clean and protect ancient metallic artefacts. […]

Stabilizer-free Nonpolar Dispersions for the Deacidification of Contemporary Art on Paper

18.11.2015

Many strategies for hampering the acid-catalyzed degradation of cellulosic substrates have been developed in the past; unfortunately, few of them […]

European Project NANO-CATHEDRAL: Nanomaterials for Conservation of European Architectural Heritage Developed by Research on Characteristic Lithotypes

18.11.2015

The project NANO-CATHEDRAL aims at developing new materials, technologies and procedures for the conservation of deteriorated stones in monumental buildings […]

Nanomaterials for the Cleaning and Ph Adjustment of Parchment and Leather

18.11.2015

Collagen-based artifacts (parchment and leather) in historical collections in libraries and archives are often contaminated. Both cleaning and pH adjustment […]

Smart Coatings Based on Inorganic Nanocarriers for Corrosion Protection of Bronze Artefacts

18.11.2015

The present research activity tackles the problem of the protection and conservation of contemporary art, specifically focusing on Cu-based alloy […]

Supramolecular Systems Based on Polyvinyl Alcohol, Surfactants and Microemulsions: Properties and Applications for the Cleaning of Artistic/Architectural Heritage

18.11.2015

This contributio describes the set up, the physico-chemical characterisation and the application of an innovative complex fluid composed by a […]

Cleaning of Water-sensitive Works of Art with Innovative Hydrogels Loaded with Amphiphile-Based Nanostructured Fluids

18.11.2015

Microemulsion-loaded hydrogels can be effectively used to remove, varnishes, adhesives, protective agents, or any unwanted natural or synthetic polymeric coating […]

Assessment of Innovative Techniques for Restoration

18.11.2015

A novel class of gel-like materials, based on a tridimensional network of PolyVinyl Alcohol (PVA) covalently cross-linked by borax and […]

Nanotechnology Leads to New Developments in Architectural and Restoration Applications

18.11.2015

The awareness of some characteristic phenomena at the nanoscale, several of which are not yet fully understood, allows to develop […]