Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 408, Issue 13, pp 3373–3379 | Cite as

ATR-FT-IR spectral collection of conservation materials in the extended region of 4000-80 cm–1

  • Signe Vahur
  • Anu Teearu
  • Pilleriin Peets
  • Lauri Joosu
  • Ivo Leito
Feature Article

Abstract

In this paper, a spectral collection of over 150 ATR-FT-IR spectra of materials related to cultural heritage and conservation science has been presented that have been measured in the extended region of 4000-80 cm–1 (mid-IR and far-IR region). The applicability of the spectra and, in particular, the extended spectral range, for investigation of art-related materials is demonstrated on a case study. This collection of ATRFT-IR reference spectra is freely available online (http://tera.chem.ut.ee/IR_spectra/) and is meant to be a useful tool for researchers in the field of conservation and materials science.

Keywords

ATR-FT-IR spectroscopy Spectral database Cultural heritage Paints Conservation materials 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Signe Vahur
    • 1
  • Anu Teearu
    • 1
  • Pilleriin Peets
    • 1
  • Lauri Joosu
    • 2
  • Ivo Leito
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity of TartuTartuEstonia
  2. 2.Department of GeologyUniversity of TartuTartuEstonia

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