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dc.contributor.authorSalvemini, F-
dc.contributor.authorLuzin, V-
dc.contributor.authorAvdeev, M-
dc.contributor.authorTremsin, AS-
dc.contributor.authorSokolova, AV-
dc.contributor.authorGregg, AWT-
dc.contributor.authorWensrich, CM-
dc.contributor.authorGatenby, S-
dc.contributor.authorKim, MJ-
dc.contributor.authorGrazzi, F-
dc.identifier.citationSalvemini, F., Luzin, V., Avdeev, M., Tremsin, A., Sokolova, A., Gregg, A., Wensrich, C. M., Gatenby, S., Kim, M. J., & Grazzi, F. (2020). Samurai’s swords, a non-invasive investigation by neutron techniques. Materials Science Forum, 983,15-23. doi:10.4028/
dc.description.abstractA synergic combination of neutron techniques was applied to characterize non-invasively the laminated structure of a set of ancient katana, part of the East Asian Collection of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) in Sydney. Neutron tomography, diffraction, residual stress and Bragg-edge transmission analyses were undertaken on samples of well-known origin, time period and authorship to create a reference database on the main manufacturing methods developed by Japanese swordsmiths. In the attempt to attribute mumei (no-signature) blades basing on a scientific analytical method rather than a stylistic analysis, data from the reference samples were benchmarked against the results obtained from the unknown blade to identify differences and commonalities in the production process. © 2020 by Trans Tech Publications Ltd.en_US
dc.subjectResidual stressesen_US
dc.titleSamurai’s swords, a non-invasive investigation by neutron techniquesen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
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