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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 2011
  • pp: 3604–3608

Terahertz tomographic imaging of XVIIIth Dynasty Egyptian sealed pottery

Jean-Pascal Caumes, Ayesha Younus, Simon Salort, Bruno Chassagne, Benoît Recur, Anne Ziéglé, Alain Dautant, and Emmanuel Abraham  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 20, pp. 3604-3608 (2011)

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A monochromatic millimeter-wave imaging system coupled with an infrared temperature sensor has been used to investigate historic objects preserved at the Museum of Aquitaine (France). In particular, two-dimensional and three-dimensional analyses have been performed in order to reveal the internal structure of nearly 3500-year-old sealed Egyptian jars.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(120.5800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scanners
(110.6795) Imaging systems : Terahertz imaging
(110.6955) Imaging systems : Tomographic imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: April 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 26, 2011
Published: July 7, 2011

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Jean-Pascal Caumes, Ayesha Younus, Simon Salort, Bruno Chassagne, Benoît Recur, Anne Ziéglé, Alain Dautant, and Emmanuel Abraham, "Terahertz tomographic imaging of XVIIIth Dynasty Egyptian sealed pottery," Appl. Opt. 50, 3604-3608 (2011)

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