High resolution electron microscopy of Maya blue paint

M. Jose-Yacaman, M. Carmen Serra Puche

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In the present work we report the systematic studies of Maya blue paint using High Resolution Electron Microscopy, Electron Energy Loss, Scanning Electron Microscopy and Related Techniques. A model to explain the well known properties of the paint such as: acid resistance is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-11
Number of pages9
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1994 Conference on Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IV - Cancun, Mex
Duration: May 16 1994May 21 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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