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Title Color variations in 13th century hispanic lustre - an EXAFS study
Abstract Microprobe EXAFS analysis of lustre decoration from a late 13th century Hispano-Moresque potsherd has been used to examine the metallic oxide to metal ratios in different shaded copper lustre finishes. A single specimen from 13th century Paterna, exhibiting typical red and green colorations, is found to contain different copper/silver ratios depending on the color. EXAFS has been used to determine the local atomic environment of the copper and reveals a corresponding variation in the metal to oxide ratio of the copper content which is related to the visual effect. (c) 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Organisation CCLRC , SRS
Keywords lustre , Archaeology , Physics , copper , exafs , ceramics , Diamond Light Source , nanostructured
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Journal Article J Non-Cryst Solids 352 (2006): 5353-5361. doi:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2006.08.024 Jn-c 353.pdf 2006