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Color and Golden Shine of Silver Islamic Luster

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dc.contributor Universitat de Vic. Escola Politècnica Superior
dc.contributor Universitat de Vic. Grup de Recerca en Tecnologies Digitals
dc.contributor.author Gutiérrez, Patricia Carolina
dc.contributor.author Pradell, Trinitat
dc.contributor.author Molera Marimon, Judit
dc.contributor.author Smith, Andrew D.
dc.contributor.author Climent-Font, Aurelio
dc.contributor.author Tite, Michael S.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-05-19T08:03:36Z
dc.date.available 2014-05-19T08:03:36Z
dc.date.created 2010
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Carolina Gutierrez, P., Pradell, T., Molera Marimon, J., Smith, A. D., Climent-Font, A., & Tite, M. S. (2010). Color and Golden Shine of Silver Islamic Luster. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 93(8), 2320-2328. doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2010.03741.x ca_ES
dc.identifier.issn 1551-2916
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10854/3054
dc.description.abstract Golden-like luster decorations on glazed ceramics from early Islamic times (9–12th centuries AD) consist of a nanocomposite submicrometric layer made of silver metal nanoparticles. The color and golden-like reflectivity of these decorations are dominated by the nonlinear optical response and Mie scattering of the silver nanoparticles. We demonstrate that the enhanced golden-like reflectivity occurs only for dense nanoparticulated layers and that they were obtained by adding PbO to the alkaline glaze. This resulted in reduced diffusivity of silver in the glaze leading to more concentrated and thinner luster layers that formed closer to the glaze surface. The result obtained adds new insights into the high technological level attained during Islamic times and also has important historical implications, giving both new clues concerning the lead enrichment of the glazes during this period, and some basis for the medieval Alchemy search for the production of ‘‘gold’’ from other metals. ca_ES
dc.format application/pdf
dc.format.extent 9 p. ca_ES
dc.language.iso eng ca_ES
dc.publisher American Ceramic Society ca_ES
dc.rights (c) Wiley [The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com]
dc.rights Tots els drets reservats ca_ES
dc.subject.other Arqueologia ca_ES
dc.subject.other Ceràmica ca_ES
dc.title Color and Golden Shine of Silver Islamic Luster ca_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article ca_ES
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1551-2916.2010.03741.x
dc.relation.publisherversion http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1551-2916.2010.03741.x/abstract
dc.rights.accesRights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess ca_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/submittedVersion ca_ES
dc.indexacio Indexat a WOS/JCR ca_ES

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