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Researcher: Dietz, C (Dr Christian Dietz)

Fields of Research

Analytical chemistry
Instrumental methods (excl. immunological and bioassay methods)
Metals and alloy materials
Separation science
Photonics, optoelectronics and optical communications
Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
Quality assurance, chemometrics, traceability and metrological chemistry
Architectural science and technology
Analytical spectrometry
Heritage and cultural conservation
Nuclear engineering (incl. fuel enrichment and waste processing and storage)
Inorganic materials (incl. nanomaterials)
Theory and design of materials
Horticultural crop growth and development
Image processing
Marine geoscience
Manufacturing engineering
Mechanical engineering
Physical properties of materials
Optical properties of materials

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Natural hazards
ahuatanga Maori (te tuku ihotanga Maori) (Maori tradition)
Other environmental management
Other plant production and plant primary products
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Metal castings
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Machined metal products
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Pome fruit, pip fruit
Management of solid waste from energy activities
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Fresh, ground and surface water biodiversity
Horticultural crops
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Conserving collections and movable cultural heritage
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Measurement and assessment of freshwater quality (incl. physical and chemical conditions of water)
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

3D documentation using terrestrial laser scanning of the remains of the Jesuit Mission in the region of Lake Tana, Ethiopia; e-conservation magazine
3D Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Survey at the Azäzo–Gännätä Iyäsus Jesuit Mission; The Archaeology of the Jesuit Missions in Ethiopia (1557-1632)
A contribution to the understanding of Solingen steel in the 19th. century; Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography
A model approach for finding cleaning solutions for plastidcized polyvinyl chloride surfaces of collection objects; Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
A new method for dating of ancient steel samples using Vickers microhardness; Materials Characterization
A new tint to obtain coloured metallographic structures of tempered cast iron, carbon steel and alloys; Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography
Accelerated Extraction for determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Marine Biota; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Alternative extraction methods for arsenic speciation in hair using ultrasound probe sonication and pressurised liquid extraction; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
An archaeological analogue for a composite material of carbon steel, copper and magnetite; Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography
Archaeologic analogues: microstructural changes by natural aging in carbon steels; Journal of Nuclear Materials
Chromatographic analysis of Indigo from Maya Blue by LC-DAD-QTOF; Journal of Archaeological Science
Colour metallography of cast aluminium alloys; Practical Metallography
Coloured metallography of Ti-6Al-4V alloys using phtalocyanine blue; Practical Metallography
Current perspectives in analyte extraction strategies for tin and arsenic speciation; The Journal of Chromatography A
Deterioration estimation of paintings by means of combined 3D and hyperspectral data analysis; in Optics for Arts, Architecture, and Archaeology IV, edited by Luca Pezzati, Piotr Targowski, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8790
Determination of Sb using microwave induced plasma atomic emission spectrometry after preconcentration in a cryogenic trap; Química Analítica
Development of novel sample introduction systems for the microwave induced plasma
Estudio arqueométrico comparativo de muestras de pinturas con azul egipcio, procedentes de la tumba de Nefertari siglo XIII a.C. y del Balneum, termas romanas, siglos I a.C., I d.C. [Comparative archaeometric study of paint samples with Egyptian Blue, from Nefertari´s tomb (XIII Century BC) and Balneum (Roman baths, First Century BC and AD)]; Boletin de la Sociedad Espanola de Ceramica y Vidrio
Evidence for artificial magnetite coating on Iberian armoury; Revista De Metalurgia
Examination of a metallic anchor tie in a water channel of white marble (Medinat at Zahira, Córdoba, Xth century a.d; Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography
Infrared reflectography using 3D laser scanning; e-conservation Magazine
Investigation of the bronze inlay in a grey ceramic jug from the Tartessic Era (VII century BC); Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography
Mercury speciation using the Capillary Cold Trap coupled with microwave induced plasma atomic emission spectrometry; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
Metallographic investigation of a Toledo-steel sword; Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography
Miniaturised selective pressurised liquid extraction of polychlorinated biphenyls from foodstuffs; The Journal of Chromatography A
Modern answers on ancient questions; Cromatografía y técnicas afines
Morphology of cementite in archaeological steels that have suffered fire; Revista De Metalurgia
Obtaining the Egyptian Blue pigment following Marcus Vitrubius Polio's recipe described in his book De Arquitectura (1st century B.C.) [Obtencion del pigmento azul egipcio siguiendo la receta de Marcus Vitruvius Pollio descrita en su libro De Architectura (siglo I a.C.)]; Anales de la Real Sociedad Espanola de Quimica
Recent developments in solid phase microextraction coatings and related techniques; The Journal of Chromatography A
Reference Materials; Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment
Roman amber identified as Siegburgite; Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences
Selective etching procedure for observation of primary silicon morphologies in V-AlSi20 master alloy; Praktische Metallographie-Practical Metallography
Simultaneous determination of As, Hg, Se and Sb by hydride generation-microwave induced plasma atomic emission spectrometry after preconcentration in a cryogenic trap; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
Speciation of mercury by ICP-MS after on-line capillary cryofocussing and ambient temperature multicapillary gas chromatography; Analytical Communications
SPME for on-line volatile organic selenium speciation; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
SPME-multicapillary GC coupled to different detection systems applied to volatile organo-selenium speciation in yeast; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
SYDDARTA: new methodology for digitization of deterioration estimation in paintings; in Optics for Arts, Architecture, and Archaeology IV, edited by Luca Pezzati, Piotr Targowski, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8790
The biological and chemical evolution of the Baltic Sea Basin reflected in changing sulphide geochemistry. Initial results from IODP Exp. 347; Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2016
The capillary cold trap as a suitable instrument for mercury speciation by volatilization, cryogenic trapping and gas chromatography coupled with atomic absorption spectrometry; Analytical Chemistry
Three-dimensional Laser-Scanner reconstructions; The Archaeology of the Jesuit Missions in Ethiopia (1557-1632)
Uptake efficiency and internal allocation of nitrogen in apple trees; VIII International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops
Volatile organo-selenium speciation in biological matter by solid phase microextraction - moderate temperature multicapillary gas chromatography with microwave induced plasma atomic emission spectrometry detection; Analytica Chimica Acta: International Journal Devoted to All Branches of Analytical Chemistry
Volatile organoselenium monitoring in production and gastric digestion processes of selenized yeast by Solid Phase microextraction - multicapillary gas chromatography coupled microwave induced plasma atomic emission spectrometry; Applied Organometallic Chemistry

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