APPLICATIONS

Throughout history culture has been synonymous with the rise of civilization resulting in countless works of art, such as beautiful jade sculptures, paintings, ceramics, textiles, glass, and more. Investigating the minerals, pigments, enamel, fibers and lacquer that protect these priceless relics helps us to understand more about history and human culture. Quark Photonics offers a range of rapid and non-destructive solutions for the analysis of these precious cultural relics and artefacts, assisting researchers in the authentication and preservation of these works.

LabRAM HR Evolution

Raman Spectroscopy

Key Applications

  • Pigment analysis and authentication
  • Glaze colour analysis of ceramics
  • Composition and aging of silk
  • Corrosion analysis of metalware
  • Mineral and fluid inclusion

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Fluorolog-3

Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Key Applications

  • Paint/pigment analysis
  • Art and antiques restoration

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XGT-5200 / 7200V

Micro-XRF

Key Applications

  • Metals and alloys
  • Paints, inks and pigments
  • Gemstones
  • Corrosion products
  • Internal analysis of authenticity

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FLAME

 

Miniature Modular Spectrometer

Key Applications

  • Paint/pigment analysis
  • Effects of aging processes on art and antiques
  • Art and antiques restoration
  • Absorbance, transmission and fluorescence

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