Analytical Techniques

Visible Light Photography and Documentation

  • Photography
  • Raking Light and Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)

Multispectral Imaging techniques

  • Infra-Red Reflectography
  • False Colour Infrared Imaging (FCIR)
  • Ultraviolet Fluorescence and Reflected Ultraviolet Imaging

Techniques for on site investigations

  • Visible Light Reflectance Spectroscopy (VIS-RS) and Colorimetry
  • Portable X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy (EDS-XRF)
  • X-Raman (integrated XRF and Raman system)

Laboratory techniques

  • Optical Microscopy (OM)
  • Polarised Light Microscopy (PLM)
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis (SEM-EDS)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR)
  • Raman Microscopy (m-Raman)
  • X-Ray Powder Diffraction (XRPD)
  • Thermal Analyses – Thermogravimetric Analysis - Differential Thermal Analysis (TGA – DTA)