Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks

LACONA V Proceedings, Osnabrück, Germany, Sept. 15-18, 2003

Author: Klaus Dickmann,Costas Fotakis,John F. Asmus

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540271767

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 530

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Since 1995, when Costas Fotakis first brought together restorers and scientists to discuss the potential of lasers in art conservation, the field has grown enormously in importance, and today restorers and laser scientists work together to develop new applications. This book presents the more than six dozen research papers prepared for LACONA V (Lasers in Art Conservation), held in Osnabrueck/Germany in September 2003. The fifth congress once again gathered restorers, art historians, museum staff, laser scientists and laser manufacturers. The topics include, among others: laser cleaning of artworks (case studies and side effects), removal of former conservation layers, fundamentals of laser-artwork interaction, online monitoring and process control, laser diagnostics, spectroscopy for monitoring and identification, networks and cooperation projects.

Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials 2007

Proceedings of the 15th Conference, 2-5 April 2007, Cambridge, UK

Author: A.G. Cullis,P.A. Midgley

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402086151

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 498

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This volume contains invited and contributed papers presented at the conference on ‘Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials’ held at the University of Cambridge on 2-5 April 2007. The event was organised under the auspices of the Electron Microscopy and Analysis Group of the Institute of Physics, the Royal Microscopical Society and the Materials Research Society. This international conference was the fifteenth in the series that focuses on the most recent world-wide advances in semiconductor studies carried out by all forms of microscopy and it attracted delegates from more than 20 countries. With the relentless evolution of advanced electronic devices into ever smaller nanoscale structures, the problem relating to the means by which device features can be visualised on this scale becomes more acute. This applies not only to the imaging of the general form of layers that may be present but also to the determination of composition and doping variations that are employed. In view of this scenario, the vital importance of transmission and scanning electron microscopy, together with X-ray and scanning probe approaches can immediately be seen. The conference featured developments in high resolution microscopy and nanoanalysis, including the exploitation of recently introduced aberration-corrected electron microscopes. All associated imaging and analytical techniques were demonstrated in studies including those of self-organised and quantum domain structures. Many analytical techniques based upon scanning probe microscopies were also much in evidence, together with more general applications of X-ray diffraction methods.

Narrow Gap Semiconductors 2007

Proceedings of the 13th International Conference, 8-12 July, 2007, Guildford, UK

Author: Ben Murdin,S.K. Clowes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402084256

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 216

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Narrow gap semiconductors have provided an exciting field of research and show a number of extreme physical and material characteristics. They are the established material systems for infrared detectors and emitters, and with new developments in the technology these materials are emerging as a viable route to high speed, low power electronics. New kinds of narrow gap semiconductor, such as graphene and other composite nanocrystals, are also providing renewed interest in the underlying physics. The Thirteenth International Conference on Narrow Gap Semiconductors (NGS-13) was held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK in July 2007. The conference brought together experts and young scientists to discuss the latest findings and developments in the field. This book contains the invited and contributed papers which were presented at this meeting and serves to provide a broad overview of the current worldwide activities in narrow gap semiconductor research. The subjects covered are theoretical and material physics of narrow gap semiconductors and quantum heterostructures, spin related phenomenon including carrier dynamics and magnetotransport, carbon nanotubes and graphene as novel narrow gap material, as well as device physics including transistors, mid and far-infrared lasers and detectors.

Stone Conservation

An Overview of Current Research

Author: Clifford A. Price,Eric Doehne

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 1606060465

Category: Art

Page: 164

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First published in 1996, this volume has been substantially updated to reflect new research in the conservation of stone monuments, sculpture, and archaeological sites.

Die Rangordnung Des Römischen Heeres

Author: Alfred Von Domaszewski

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9780270218756

Category: History

Page: 292

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Bothe Richter Teherani

Author: Klaus-Dieter Weiss

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3764376554

Category: Architecture

Page: 523

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Seit dem Autohaus Car & Driver steht BRT über Deutschland hinaus für im Detail wie in der Dimension beeindruckende Bauwerke, die das Publikum emotional gefangen nehmen oder visionär provozieren. Dieser Band zeigt labyrinthische und systematische Raumerfindungen im Bürobau, urbane Schauplätze und Identitätspunkte des öffentlichen Lebens.

Analysis I

Author: Herbert Amann,Joachim Escher

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3034877943

Category: Mathematics

Page: 445

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Dieses Lehrbuch ist der erste Band einer dreiteiligen Einführung in die Analysis. Es ist durch einen modernen und klaren Aufbau geprägt, der versucht den Blick auf das Wesentliche zu richten. Anders als in den üblichen Lehrbüchern wird keine künstliche Trennung zwischen der Theorie einer Variablen und derjenigen mehrerer Veränderlicher vorgenommen. Der Leser soll in dem Erkennen der wesentlichen Inhalte und Ideen der Analysis geschult werden und sich ein solides Fundament für das Studium tieferliegender Theorien erwerben. Das Werk richtet sich an Hörer und Dozenten der Anfängervorlesung der Analysis. Durch zahlreiche Beispiele, Übungsaufgaben und Ergänzungen zum üblichen Vorlesungsstoff ist der Text ausserdem zum Selbststudium, als Vorlage für vertiefende Seminare und als Grundlage für das gesamte Mathematik- bzw. Physikstudium geeignet.

Anfänge der griechischen Mathematik

Author: Arpad Szabo

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3486819860

Category: History

Page: 494

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Gerade heute, wo sich die Aufmerksamkeit der führenden Philosophen, Logiker und Mathematiker erneut auf die Grundlagen der systematisch-deduktiven Mathematik richtet, ist dieses Buch von zeitnaher und tiefer Bedeutung.

Erzbischof Hinkmar und die Folgen

der vierhundertjährige Weg historischer Erinnerungsbilder von Reims nach Trier

Author: Olaf Schneider

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110200562

Category: History

Page: 469

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The present study is concerned with sources for the history of the dioceses of Reims and Trier since the 8th century. It starts with essential information on the history of these dioceses in the Early Middle Ages which can be traced back mainly to accounts by the influential Archbishop Hinkmar of Reims (845-882). The problems of Hinkmar s accounts and their continued influence are brought out against the contemporary background of the age of their composition, and their later deformations are followed over time. By taking up the trail of these deformations, the contingency of historical information and transmission becomes clear. "

Mein Leben, meine Freiheit

die Autobiographie

Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Muslim women

Page: 493

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In ihrer Autobiografie erzählt die äEuropäerin des Jahres 2006ä, wie aus einem Flüchtling aus Afrika eine weltweit geachtete Freiheitskämpferin wurde und warum sie trotz aller Gefahren weitermacht.

Kompendium Informationsdesign

Author: Wibke Weber

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3540698183

Category: Computers

Page: 556

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Dieses Kompendium bietet die umfassende Einführung in Theorie, Geschichte und Praxis des Informationsdesigns. Verständlich und anschaulich beschreiben die Autoren dessen Grundpfeiler - von Textdesign und Signaletik bis hin zu Informationsvisualisierung und -didaktik. Begriffsdefinitionen, Tipps sowie Fallbeispiele aus der Praxis empfehlen dieses Buch für Praktiker, Studierende und Dozenten. Die digitale Informationsverarbeitung vervielfachte die Möglichkeiten der Informationsdarstellung. Die Autoren beschreiben welche Design-Disziplinen dabei eine Rolle spielen und erläutern die Schnittstellen, z.B. zu Usability oder Informationsarchitektur.

Logischer Empirismus, Werte und Moral

Eine Neubewertung

Author: Anne Siegetsleitner

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3709101603

Category: Philosophy

Page: 256

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Trotz ihres sozialen und politischen Engagements wurden die Logischen Empiristen – allen voran die Mitglieder des Wiener Kreises – nicht für ihr Interesse an Ethik und Wertphilosophie bekannt. Ihnen wurde sogar vorgeworfen, Werte und Moral zu zerstören. Die Autorinnen und Autoren liefern in diesem Band eine längst fällige Neubewertung logisch-empiristischer Positionen hinsichtlich der Frage von Werten und Moral. Sie beleuchten die wissenschaftlich-humanistisch motivierte Ablehnung traditioneller Ethik jenseits von vorherrschenden Klischeebildern.

Who Owns Music?

Author: William Parker

Publisher: Buddy's Knife / Jazz Editions

ISBN: 9783000201417

Category: Music

Page: 141

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Poetry. African American Studies. Cultural Writing. Music. William Parker was and remains firmly established in New York's downtown scene. He is not only one of the most important composers and bassists in the field of free improvisation but also plays a leading role as an integrating figure in the current New York avant-garde jazz scene. Parker is regarded as the leader, the uncrowned king, the father and high priest of young jazz musicians on New York's Lower East Side. WHO OWNS MUSIC? is a collection of William Parker's political writings, essays on music theory and poems. He writes as a musician, a teacher, a son and a father, but above all as a man who is intent upon making his own indelible imprint on the world.

Inside Out

Author: Karl Stocker,Nadia Cusimano,Katia Schurl

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783211407820

Category: Architecture

Page: 255

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insideout is a unique performance art piece that blurs the distinction between dance and architecture, and between performer and audience. Developed by Sasha Waltz, in collaboration with twenty performers and ten musicians from Asia, Europe, and North and South America, insideout takes the dancer's life stories as its changing values, lifestyles, and status symbols. insideout fully documents and captures the though-provoking complexity of this groundbreaking new work -- concert, dance performance, and installation all in one, through which the audience can freely move -- which debuted in Graz in Fall, 2003.