IPERION CHIntegrated Platform for the European Research Infrastructure ON Cultural Heritage

Agencia Estatal. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas – Superior Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)


CSIC research team participating in IPERION-CH is constituted by scientists belonging to Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Metalúrgicas (CENIM) and to Instituto de Química Física Rocasolano (IQFR), two of the research institutes of CSIC. This team has a consolidated trajectory of more than 15 years of research and applications of laser methodologies applied to conservation of Cultural Heritage (CH) and study and protection of metallic cultural heritage. The team has made important contributions to the topics of advanced methodologies for laser cleaning, analysis and diagnostics applied to CH objects, understanding the degradation mechanisms of heritage metals in museums and exhibitions, and electrochemical methods for the treatment and evaluation of protection systems for metallic CH, as demonstrated by the numerous high impact publications in international journals, editing activities, participation in national and European projects and networks, organization of national and international events and training and dissemination activities. The Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España (IPCE) of the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport participates as Third Party of CSIC providing ARCHLAB access.

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Emilio Cano Díaz

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