Nuclear reaction data for IBA applications to cultural heritage diagnosticsG. Maino and E. Menapace
ENEA and University of Bologna, 2 via Fiammelli, 40129 Bologna, Italy
Published online: 21 May 2008
Main aspects are discussed concerning nuclear reaction cross-sections for PIXE and PIGE analyses, especially referring to cultural heritage diagnostics, within the framework of ion beam analysis (IBA) methods, also reviewing recent results from international Conferences on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology and from NEA-NSC meetings and IAEA initiatives on the matter.
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