Dual Energy CT for the non-destructive analysis of ancient ceramics

2013 Research Award Highly Commended

Professor John Magnussen, Australian School of Advanced Medicine, and Dr Jaye McKenzie-Clark, Faculty of Arts

Ancient ceramics are a finite and irreplaceable resource and often the only surviving link to ancient cultures and civilisations.

Professor John Magnussen and Dr Jaye McKenzie-Clark have developed a completely no-touch technique for compositional analysis to use instead of existing partially or completely destructive methods: and by doing so, they can create a growing, rather than shrinking, resource for future study.

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