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The Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia (DFA) is engaged in a broad range of research programs in Physics Applieto the fields of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, Biophysics, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, Geophysics and Environmental Physics, Medical Physics and dosimetry. These programs are carried out in collaboration with the Centro Siciliano di Fisica Nucleare e Struttura della Materia (CSFNSM), the Laboratorio Nazionale del Sud (INFN-LNS) and the Sezione di Catania (INFN-CT) of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), various academic departments, health units and private and public corporations.


In the field of Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, the following research programs are currently active:



LANDIS - Laboratorio Analisi Non DIStruttive

Coins - Non-destructive Analysis of Ancient Metals

Pixe-a - Characterisation of Painted Surfaces Using the LNS PIXE-alpha Spectrometric System


LDL&BBCC – Laboratorio di Datazione tramite Luminescenza e Metodologie Fisiche Applicate ai Beni Culturali

ADA - Absolute Dating of Archaeomaterials

DiVA - Diagnostic for Valorisation of Artworks

SPIA - Speckle Interferometry in Artwork Diagnostic



Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2009 18:03


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