Margaret Read

The application of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to the study of vitreous materials in museum collections

Supported by

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Appling OCT combined with other analytical techniques and chemical information to understand the manufacturing and deterioration processes in vitreous materials in the British Museum's collection.

Start Date: October 2017
End Date: October 2021
Themes: How objects can be best cared for in order to ensure their preservation for future generations of researchers and the general public.
Research discipline: Archaeology, Conservation, Scientific research
Location: Europe
Staff member: Dr Capucine Korenberg, Dr Andrew Meek, Denise Ling
Departments: Scientific Research
University and department: Nottingham Trent University, School of Science and Technology
University supervisor: Professor Haida Liang, Dr Fouzia Ouali