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Subject: Microwave fumigation

Microwave fumigation

From: Sebastian Georgiew <sebastian<-a>
Date: Thursday, February 17, 2005
I am currently researching the possibility to use microwave heat as
a way to eradicate insects in wooden objects. Many publications in
this area are very old, related to only one species (mainly
termites) or do not consider the aspect of museum objects. There are
even more publications that lack any scientific approach and

Has anyone used microwaves on wooden objects? I have found a few
good publications but would appreciate any information on current or
past research, personal experience, empirical data and known

Sebastian Georgiew
Student BA Conservation and Restoration
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, England

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:39
                 Distributed: Friday, February 18, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-18-39-049
Received on Thursday, 17 February, 2005

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