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19 October 2000 Ultraviolet, visible, and infrared performance of coated glass for museums
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The use of colored glasses for protecting the art works exposed to natural lighting in museums, galleries and exhibitions is investigated. A color fading has been measured on paintings as a consequence of the ultraviolet and visible radiation that falls on the object surface. The problem of damage arises also with artificial lighting, in this case the emission spectrum has a large component in the near infrared. The role of thin film coatings in preserving paintings from ultraviolet, visible and near infrared radiation damage is examined.
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Angela M. Piegari "Ultraviolet, visible, and infrared performance of coated glass for museums", Proc. SPIE 4094, Optical and Infrared Thin Films, (19 October 2000);


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