Open Access
ND 2007
Article Number 357
Number of page(s) 3
Section Medical and environmental applications
Published online 17 June 2008
International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology 2007
DOI: 10.1051/ndata:07452

Nuclear reaction data for IBA applications to cultural heritage diagnostics

G. 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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