2nd International Workshop "Nuclear techniques for cultural heritage study and preservation"

Friday, 20 June 2014 from to (Europe/Bucharest)
at Măgurele ( National Library of Physics )
We are pleased to announce you the organization of the 2nd International Workshop "Nuclear techniques for cultural heritage study and preservation", in Magurele, at the National Library of Physics on June 20, 2014.
The workshop is organized by IFIN-HH in the frame of the: IFA-CEA C3-05/2013-ETCOG, http://proiecte.nipne.ro/ifa-cea/7-proiecte.html, IAEA TC RER0039/2014 and (Partnerships 2011) 213/2012 TEXLECONS, http://www.irasm.ro/research/texlecons/frames_ro.html, projects with the
main purpose to disseminate the results obtained. The workshop is addressed to the users of nuclear techniques for heritage study and preservation.
During the meeting will be presented the opportunity of Romanian participation at the annual contest ARC-Nucleart, CEA Grenoble, France. The selected proposal will benefit of a free of charge restoration of wooden artefact/ensemble.
Go to day
  • Friday, 20 June 2014
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Arrival and registration of participants
    • 09:30 - 10:40 Irradiation technology for preservation of cultural heritage
      • 09:30 Irradiation technology for cultural heritage conservation 15'
        Speaker: Valentin Moise (IFIN-HH)
      • 09:45 Consolidation of degraded wooden artefacts by radiation-curing resins 40'
        Speaker: Quoc Khoi Tran (Atelier Regional de Conservation - CEA-NUCLEART, Grenoble, France)
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break
    • 11:00 - 12:45 Nuclear techniques for study and preservation of cultural heritage
      • 11:00 Problems of biodegradation of Romanian monuments - case studies 15'
        Speaker: Oana Mirela Chacula (National Museum of Romanian History, Center of research and scientific investigation)
      • 11:15 Radiocarbon Dating and other associated techniques in cultural heritage research 15'
        Speaker: Tiberiu Sava (IFIN-HH)
      • 11:30 Studies on geological sources for archaeological obsidian using milli-PIXE and neutron PGAA 15'
        Speaker: Bogdan Constantinescu (IFIN-HH)
      • 11:45 Gamma Irradiation of cultural heritage: results of TEXLECONS and ETCOG projects 15'
        Speaker: Ioana Stănculescu (IFIN-HH & University of Bucharest)
      • 12:00 TEXLECONS preliminary results 15'
        Speaker: Ana-Maria Mocioiu (National Research and Development Institute for Textile and Leather, ICPI Division)
      • 12:15 Research on work conditions in the cultural heritage institutions 15'
        Speaker: Maria Haiducu (Alexandru Darabont National Institute for Work Protection)
      • 12:30 Crystallinity in cellulose-based textiles following gamma rays exposure. An ATR - FTIR estimation 15'
        Speaker: Maria Geba (National Museum Complex Moldova Iasi)
    • 12:45 - 13:30 Lunch break
    • 13:30 - 15:00 Visit of IFIN-HH facilities for cultural heritage research and preservation 1h30'
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Opportunity of creation of a National/Regional Center for Study and Preservation of Heritage
      Round table