Terahertz imaging for deterioration detection of East Asian artworks

K. Fukunaga, Y. Kohdzuma, M.-J Kim, Y. Fujiwara, Y. Fujii
2010 35th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves  
Terahertz imaging was applied to examine East Asian artworks. The reflection image indicates a material map, and detached area is clearly observed as the distribution of air gaps. These results prove that terahertz imaging can be a new diagnosis tool of deterioration of artworks.
doi:10.1109/icimw.2010.5612324 fatcat:og4hia6vcreqtizgpbkdmycgg4