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Van Driel, B.A. (author), Kooyman, P.J. (author), van den Berg, K.J. (author), Schmidt-Ott, A. (author), Dik, J. (author)
Titanium dioxide is the most abundantly used white pigment of the 20th century. The pigment is still in use, both in the production of contemporary art and for the conservation of older artwork as a retouching pigment. Unfortunately, next to its positive characteristics, the pigment has one major potential drawback: its photocatalytic activity...
journal article 2015
van Driel, B.A. (author), van den Berg, K. J. (author), Smout, M. (author), Dekker, N. (author), Kooyman, P.J. (author), Dik, J. (author)
This study reports on the effect of artists’ paint formulation on degradation rates of TiO2-based oil paints. Titanium white oil paint exists in a multitude of different recipes, and the effect of the formulation on photocatalytic binder<br/>degradation kinetics is unknown. These formulations contain, among others, one or both titanium dioxide...
journal article 2018
van Driel, B.A. (author), Wezendonk, T.A. (author), van den Berg, K. J. (author), Kooyman, P.J. (author), Gascon, Jorge (author), Dik, J. (author)
Titanium white (TiO<sub>2</sub>) has been widely used as a pigment in the 20th century. However, its most photocatalytic form (anatase) can cause severe degradation of the oil paint in which it is contained. UV light initiates TiO<sub>2</sub>-photocatalyzed processes in the paint film, degrading the oil binder into volatile components...
journal article 2017