Study of white lead paint layers by the Debrecen nuclear microprobe

I. Rajta, M. Á Ontalba, E. Koltay, Á Z. Kiss

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The white colours of cross-section samples taken from 10 paintings and 3 different kinds of modern white lead pigments were examined by PIXE using the Debrecen nuclear microprobe. Elemental concentrations of impurities relative to Pb were determined. A comparison with EDAX on the same samples is made.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-319
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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