. The use of ground-penetrating radar in archaeology (L.B. Conyers). Electrochemical impedance methods in the conservation of metals (P. Letardi). The infrared examination of paintings (F. Mairinger). The ultraviolet and fluorescence study of paintings and manuscripts (F. Mairinger). Raman microscopy: a useful tool for the archaeometric analysis of pigments (V. Atieno-Alego). Thermoluminescence dating (L. Mulílek, M. Kubelík). Synchrotron radiation tomographic energy-dispersive diffraction imaging (S.L. Colston, A.C. Jupe, P. Barnes). The use of X-ray techniques for bone densitometry in archaeological skeletons (M.J. Farquharson, M. Brickley). The role of SIMS in understanding ancient materials (A. Adriaens). Scanning electron microscopy techniques for imaging materials from paintings (A. Burnstock, C. Jones). Transmission electron microscopy and its use for the study of paints and pigments (S. Bulcock). Radiocarbon dating in archaeology: methods and applications (T.Higham, F. Petchey). X-ray fluorescence applications for the study and conservation of cultural heritage (M. Ferretti). A synchrotron X-ray diffraction study of Egyptian cosmetics (P. Martinetto et al.
). Attribution of antique Chinese blue-and-white porcelains using Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) (K.N. Yu). Neutron and synchrotron radiation studies of archaeological objects (W. Kockelmann et al.
). The study of the characterisation and provenance of coins and other metalwork using XRF, PIXE and activation analysis (M.F. Guerra). The use of Mössbauer spectroscopy in studies of archaeological ceramics (U. Wagner et al.
). AMS dating in archaeology, history and art (C. Tuniz, U. Zoppi, M. Barbetti). Author index. Subject index.