Optical coherence tomography for non-invasive examination and conservation of cultural heritage objects

Farzana Zaki, Isabella Hou, Qiongdan Huang, Denver Cooper, Divya Patel, Xuan Liu, Yi Yang

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Abstract

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has great potential for the examination of oil paintings, particularly for celebrated masterpieces by great artists in history. We developed an OCT system for large field of view (FOV), high definition (HD) imaging of oil paintings. To achieve large FOV, we translated the sample using a pair of high-precision linear motors and performed sequential volumetric imaging on adjacent, non-overlapping regions. Through 3D OCT imaging, the surface terrain and subsurface microarchitecture of the paintings have been characterized and visualized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPhotonic Instrumentation Engineering IV
EditorsYakov G. Soskind, Craig Olson
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781510606616
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
EventPhotonic Instrumentation Engineering IV - San Francisco, United States
Duration: Jan 31 2017Feb 2 2017

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume10110
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherPhotonic Instrumentation Engineering IV
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period1/31/172/2/17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Keywords

  • Artwork conservation
  • Imaging
  • OCT

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