Applications in Cultural Heritage

Our work on advanced optical imaging and remote sensing applied to cultural heritage in solving conservation, art history and archaeology problems for museums and cultural heritage institutes is internationally recognised as leading the field. 

Here is a list of some selected projects that we have been involved in: 

Paintings
Imaging and Sensing for Archaeology, Art History and Conservation (ISAAC) performing Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) at the National Gallery investigating painting varnish conservation

Conservation varnishes at the National Gallery

A study about their optical and material properties

Imaging and Sensing for Archaeology, Art History and Conservation (ISAAC) large-scale multispectral imaging at Dunhuang UNESCO world heritage site

Remote spectral imaging of large-scale wall paintings

A study of the murals in Mogao Caves the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Dunhuang, China

 

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Manuscripts
Vitreous Objects
Rock Art, Sculptures & Architectural Monuments
Exhibitions

ISAAC Lab

ISTeC 003

School of Science and Technology
Nottingham Trent University
Clifton Campus,

Nottingham
NG11 8NS

Tel: +44 115 84 86360

E-mail: ​ isaac@ntu.ac.uk

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