2018 Publications

The combined use of Raman and µ-XRD analysis in the study of archaeological glass beads.

Mafalda Costa, Ana Margarida Arruda, Luís Dias, Rui Barbosa, José Mirão, Peter Vandenabeele

Journal of Raman Spectroscopy

DOI: 10.1002/jrs.5446

Inorganic nanomaterials for restoration of cultural heritage: synthesis approaches towards nano‐consolidants for stone and wall paintings.

Penka Ilieva Girginova, Cristina Galacho, Rosário Veiga, António Santos Silva, António Candeias


DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201801982

Production of Antagonistic Compounds by Bacillus sp. with Antifungal Activity against Heritage Contaminating Fungi.

Mara Silva, Tânia Rosado, Marina Gonzalez-Pérez, Débora Gobbo, Dora Teixeira, António Candeias and Ana Teresa Caldeira

Coatings 2018

DOI: 10.3390/coatings8040123

Natural limestone discolouration triggered by microbial activity - a contribution.

Luís Dias, Tânia Rosado, Ana Coelho, Pedro Barrulas, Luís Lopes, Patrícia Moita, António Candeias, José Mirão, Ana Teresa Caldeira

AIMS Microbiology

DOI: 10.3934/microbiol.2018.4.594

An integrated safeguard project: Preservation and communication strategies of altarpieces integrated in hermitages.

Virgínia Glória Nascimento, Fernando António Baptista Pereira, António Candeias, Alice Nogueira Alves

DOI: 10.14568/cp2017041

Analytical characterization of the palette and painting techniques of Jorge Afonso, the great 16th century Master of Lisbon painting workshop.

Vanessa Antunes, António Candeias, José Mirão, Maria L. Carvalho, Cristina Barrocas Dias, Ana Manhita, Ana Cardoso, Maria J.Francisco, AlexandraLauw, MartaManso

Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy

DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2017.12.027

Multi-analytical study of ceramic pigments application in the study of Iron Age decorated pottery from SW Iberia.

Lúcia Rosado, Jolien Van Pevenage, Peter Vandenabeele, António Candeias, Maria da Conceição Lopes, Deolinda Tavares, Rafael Alfenim, Nick Schiavon, JoséMirão

Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation

DOI: 10.1016/j.measurement.2017.05.016

On the origin of Goa Cathedral former altarpiece: Material and technical assessment to the work of Garcia Fernandes, Portuguese painter from 16th century Lisbon workshop.

Vanessa Antunes, António Candeias, José Mirão, Maria L.Carvalho, VitorSerrão, Cristina Barrocas Dias, Ana Manhita, Ana Cardoso, Marta Manso

Microchemical Journal

DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2018.01.018

Use of Monte Carlo Simulation as a Tool for the Nondestructive Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (ED-XRF) Spectroscopy Analysis of Archaeological Copper-Based Artifacts from the Chalcolithic Site of Perdigões, Southern Portugal.

Carlo E. Bottaini, Antonio Brunetti, Ignacio Montero-Ruiz, Antonio Valera, Antonio Candeias, José Mirão

Applied Spectroscopy

DOI: 10.1177/0003702817721934

2017 Publications

Microorganisms and the integrated conservation-intervention process of the renaissance mural paintings from Casas Pintadas in Évora – Know to act, act to preserve.

Tânia Rosado, Mara Silva, Luís Dias, António Candeias, Milene Gil, José Mirão, José Pestana, Teresa Caldeira

Journal of King Saud University - Science

DOI: 10.1016/j.jksus.2017.09.001

Green mitigation strategy for cultural heritage: bacterial potential for biocide production.

Mara Silva, Tânia Rosado, Dora Teixeira. António Candeias, Ana Teresa Caldeira

Environmental Science and Pollution Research

DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-8175-y

Micro‐Raman spectroscopy and complementary techniques (hXRF, VP‐SEM‐EDS, μ‐FTIR and Py‐GC/MS) applied to the study of beads from the Kongo Kingdom (Democratic Republic of the Congo).

Alessia Coccato, Mafalda Costa, Anastasia Rousaki, Bernard‐Olivier Clist, Karlis Karklins, Koen Bostoen, Ana Manhita, Ana Cardoso, Cristina Barrocas Dias, António Candeias, Luc Moens, José Mirão, Peter Vandenabeele

Journal of Raman Spectroscopy

DOI: 10.1002/jrs.5106

Dual phylogenetic staining protocol for simultaneous analysis of yeast and bacteria in artworks.

Marina González-Pérez, Catarina Brinco, Ricardo Vieira, Tânia Rosado, Guilhem Mauran, António Pereira, António Candeias, Ana Teresa Caldeira

Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing

DOI: 10.1007/s00339-016-0725-0

On the conservation of easel paintings: evaluation of microbial contamination and artists materials.

Cátia Salvador, Rui Bordalo, Mara Silva, Tânia Rosado, António Candeias, Ana Teresa Caldeira

Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing

DOI: 10.1007/s00339-016-0704-5

The comparative study of four Portuguese sixteenth-century illuminated Manueline Charters based on spectroscopy and chemometrics analysis.

Catarina Miguel, Cristina Barrocas-Dias, Teresa Ferreira, António Candeias

Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing

DOI: 10.1007/s00339-016-0659-6

Archaeometric contribution to the interpretation of the late bronze age “hoard” from Porto do Concelho (Mação, central Portugal).

Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry

Carlo Bottaini, Raquel Vilaça, Ignacio Montero-Ruiz, José Mirão, António Candeias

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.400779

Innovative approaches for immunodetection of proteic binders in art.

Cátia Salvador, A. Branco, António Candeias e Ana Teresa Caldeira

e-Conservation Journal

DOI: 10.18236/econs5.201708

Investigation of surface silver enrichment in ancient high silver alloys by PIXE, EDXRF, LA-ICP-MS and SEM-EDS.

Rui Borges, Luis Alves, Rui Silva, Maria Araújo, António Candeias, Victoria Corregidor, Pedro Valerio, Pedro Barrulas

Microchemical Journal

DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2016.12.002

2016 Publications

On the Chemical Signature and Origin of Dicoppertrihydroxyformate (Cu2(OH)3HCOO) Formed on Copper Miniatures of 17th and 18th centuries.

Alfredina Veiga, Dora Teixeira, António Candeias, José Mirão, Paulo Simões Rodrigues and Jorge Teixeira

Microscopy and Microanalysis

DOI: 10.1017/S1431927616011636

A first insight on the biodegradation of limestone: the case of the World Heritage Convent of Christ.

Tânia Rosado, Mara Silva, Andreia Galvão, José Mirão, António Candeias, Ana Teresa Caldeira

Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing

DOI: 10.1007/s00339-016-0525-6

Uncover the mantle: rediscovering Gregório Lopes palette and technique with a study on the painting "Mater Misericordiae".

Vanessa Antunes, António Candeias, Maria J. Oliveira, Maria L. Carvalho, Cristina Barrocas Dias, Ana Manhita, Maria J. Francisco, Sónia Costa, Alexandra Lauw, Marta Manso

Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing

DOI: 10.1007/s00339-016-0481-1

Experimental Research with Salt Crystallisation in Historical Portuguese Azulejos.

Lurdes Esteves, António Estêvão Candeias e João Manuel Mimoso

International Journal of Architectural Heritage

DOI: 10.1080/15583058.2015.1124301

A bridge between liquid–liquid extraction and the use of bacterial communities for palladium and platinum recovery as nanosized metal sulphides.

Ana Assunção, Ana Matos, Ana Rosa da Costa, António Candeias, Maria Clara Costa


DOI: 10.1016/j.hydromet.2016.03.012

New insight on the underdrawing of 16th Flemish-Portuguese easel paintings by combined surface analysis and microanalytical technique.

Sara Valadasa, Rita Freire, Ana Cardoso, José Mirão, Peter Vandenabeele, Joaquim Oliveira Caetano, Aantónio Candeias


DOI: 10.1016/j.micron.2016.03.004