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At the department of Conservation Studies at the University of Antwerp (Belgium), researcher Dr. Olivier Schalm is employing the latest high-resolution light microscopy to reveal interesting new avenues of exploration within cultural heritage.
Compact LED light source “ilumLED” with four integrated LED chips for, e.g., microscopes.