Created in 1990 in Florence, HSG has a long tradition in optics applied to heritage.

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HSG participates in several EU and nationals projects and offers access to its tools

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Tools and Prototypes

HSG works to design and develop innovative tools for heritage conservation

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Our expertise

  • Area-wise techniques (UV-VIS-NIR Reflectance, UV fluorescence)

  • Spectroscopic techniques (Raman spectroscopy, UV-VIS-NIR spectroscopy)

  • Methods for 3D survey (Surface topography by optical scanning)

  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

  • Non-linear Optics techniques (MPEF – Multi-Photon Excitation Fluorescence, u003cbru003eSHG – Second Harmonic Generation, THG – Third Harmonic Generation)

  • Photo-acoustic techniques

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