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Subject: Lasers


From: Mark Vine <100436.3447>
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 1998
A recent entry from Yangsook Choe expressed interest in using lasers
in conservation, especially for cleaning metals. We distribute a
title by Martin Cooper called appropriately 'Laser Cleaning in
Conservation' which provides through a series of in depth and wide
ranging case studies methods and results of the use of lasers in
conservation. The book also provides a basic understanding of the
laser cleaning technique. Contents include

    What is a laser
    Removal of surface layers by laser radiation
    Practical laser cleaning with a Q-switched Nd
    Lasers in the conservation of painted artworks

43 colour photographs, 38 line illustrations and 11 photographs.
Hard cover 112 pgs. Published 1998.

This and a number of other new conservation book titles
can be obtained through Conservation Resources offices here
in England at

    Units 1,2,4 & 5 Pony Road
    Horspath Industrial Estate
    Cowley, Oxford OX4 2RD,

and in the States from

    Conservation Resources
    8000H Forbes Place
    Springfield VA 22151

Mark  Vine
Managing Director
Conservation Resources

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:42
                 Distributed: Monday, November 9, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-12-42-006
Received on Wednesday, 4 November, 1998

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