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Analysing the structure and glass transition behaviour of silks for archaeology and conservation

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Silk is an iconic material in many cultures. Silk archaeology and conservation is affected by silk production technology as well as subsequent environmental effects such as humidity, temperature, UV radiation and ageing. The complex interactions and various effects on silk materials affect the practical use of silk, for example, in the conservation of ancient manuscripts. This study examines the various influences of silk provenance and processing, adhesive coatings and chemical treatments as...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1098/rsif.2017.0883

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ORCID:
0000-0002-9784-8125
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Publisher:
Royal Society, The Publisher's website
Journal:
Interface Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
139
Publication date:
2018-02-07
Acceptance date:
2018-01-18
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EISSN:
1742-5662
ISSN:
1742-5689
Pubs id:
pubs:825531
URN:
uri:5f872996-84d9-421a-ad0b-6591df748389
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uuid:5f872996-84d9-421a-ad0b-6591df748389
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pubs:825531
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ARTN 20170883

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