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Sciau, Philippe

Works: 10 works in 12 publications in 2 languages and 42 library holdings
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor
Classifications: CC79.C5, 543
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Most widely held works by Philippe Sciau
Analytical chemistry for cultural heritage( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The series Topics in Current Chemistry Collections presents critical reviews from the journal Topics in Current Chemistry organized in topical volumes. The scope of coverage is all areas of chemical science including the interfaces with related disciplines such as biology, medicine and materials science. The goal of each thematic volume is to give the non-specialist reader, whether in academia or industry, a comprehensive insight into an area where new research is emerging which is of interest to a larger scientific audience. Each review within the volume critically surveys one aspect of that topic and places it within the context of the volume as a whole. The most significant developments of the last 5 to 10 years are presented using selected examples to illustrate the principles discussed. The coverage is not intended to be an exhaustive summary of the field or include large quantities of data, but should rather be conceptual, concentrating on the methodological thinking that will allow the non-specialist reader to understand the information presented. Contributions also offer an outlook on potential future developments in the field
Materials issues in art and archaeology X ; symposium held December 1-6, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanoparticles in Ancient Materials: The Metallic Lustre Decorations of Medieval Ceramics by Philippe Sciau( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanoparticles in Ancient Materials: The Metallic Lustre Decorations of Medieval Ceramics
Emerging Approaches in Synchrotron Studies of Materials from Cultural and Natural History Collections by Loïc Bertrand( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparative study of the thermal behaviour of length-fast chalcedony, length-slow chalcedony (quartzine) and moganite by Patrick Schmidt( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of the southern Gaul sigillata ceramics : the workshops of La Graufesenque and Montans( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Complementary use of monochromatic and white-beam X-ray micro-diffraction for the investigation of ancient materials( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Abstract Archaeological artefacts are often heterogeneous materials where several phases coexist in a wide grain size distribution. Most of the time, retrieving structure information at the micrometre scale is of great importance for these materials. Particularly, the organization of different phases at the micrometre scale is closely related to optical or mechanical properties, manufacturing processes, functionalities in ancient times and long-term conservation. Between classic X-ray powder diffraction with a millimetre beam and transmission electron microscopy, a gap exists and structure and phase information at the micrometre scale are missing. Using a micrometre-size synchrotron X-ray beam, a hybrid approach combining both monochromatic powder micro-diffraction and Laue single-crystal micro-diffraction was deployed to obtain information from nanometre- and micrometre-size phases, respectively. Therefore providing a way to bridge the aforementioned gap, this unique methodology was applied to three different types of ancient materials that all show a strong heterogeneity. In Roman terra sigillata, the specific distribution of nanocrystalline hematite is mainly responsible for the deep-red tone of the slip, while the distribution of micrometre-size quartz in ceramic bodies reflects the change of manufacturing process between pre-sigillata and high-quality sigillata periods. In the second example, we investigated the modifications occurring in Neolithic and geological flints after a heating process. By separating the diffracted signal coming from the nano- and the micrometre scale, we observed a domain size increase for nanocrystalline quartz in geological flints and a relaxation of the residual strain in larger detritic quartz. Finally, through the study of a Roman iron nail, we showed that the carburation process to strengthen the steel was mainly a surface process that formed 10-20 µm size domains of single-crystal ferrite and nanocrystalline cementite
Benefits of the Complementary use of Archaeometry Investigations and Historical Research in the Study of Ancient Airplanes: the Breguet Sahara's Rivets( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

ABSTRACT: The aim of this paper is to show that historical technical archives and complementary physico-chemical studies can be combined to obtain relevant information on the materials and processes used in the manufacturing of a Breguet 765 Sahara airplane. This will be useful both in history of sciences and technology and in the renovation of this more than fifty years old airplane. The Breguet 765 Sahara plane is the last version of a family of French double-deck transport aircraft produced by Breguet between 1948 and 1960. The gathering of multi-disciplinary information from the literature of the period of production with laboratory investigations has revealed that a "new" aluminum-copper-magnesium alloy was used in the rivets of the Breguet 765. The A-U3G alloy was developed to meet properties requirements of the aeronautical industry for joining sheets of aluminum and was used in the Breguet 765 Sahara to strengthen the joints. Analytical techniques included TEM, EPMA microprobe and metallography
Reverse engineering the ancient ceramic technology based on X-ray fluorescence spectromicroscopy by Philippe Sciau( )

1 edition published in 2012 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Les glaçures de céramiques chinoises colorées au fer : un matériau historique à fort potentiel en science de la matière? by Philippe Sciau( )

1 edition published in 2019 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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English (10)

French (1)