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Judit Molera

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Departament de Tecnologies Digitals i de la Comunicació
Escola Politècnica Superior
Universitat de Vic
Carrer de la Laura 13, 08500 Vic - SPAIN

Telèfon: ++34 938 815 519 ext. 639
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Correu electrònic: judit.molera(@)uvic.cat

 

 

 

Interessos de Recerca


 Estudi de materials antics, ceràmiques vidrades, vidrats i tècnica del lustre nanostructurat

Publicacions

Glaze production at an early Islamic workshop in al-Andalus
Elena Salinas, Trinitat Pradell, Judit Molera
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences (2018)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12520-018-0666-y

Technology of production of Syrian lustre (11th to 13th century)
T Pradell, R Fernandes, G Molina, AD Smith, J Molera, A Climent-Font
Journal of the European Ceramic Society 38(7) (2018) 2716-2727
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2018.01.046

Glazes, colourants and decorations in early Islamic glazed ceramics from the Vega of Granada (9th to 12th centuries CE)
J Molera, JCC López, G Molina, T Pradell
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 21 (2018) 1141-1151
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.05.017

The production of a lead glaze with galena: Thermal transformations in the PbS–SiO2 system
R Di Febo, J Molera, T Pradell, JC Melgarejo, J Madrenas, O Vallcorba
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 101(5) (2018) 2119-2129
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jace.15346

Technological implications of neo-formed hematite crystals in ceramic lead glazes
R Di Febo, J Molera, T Pradell, O Vallcorba, C Capelli
STAR: Science & Technology of Archaeological Research 3(2) (2017) 366-375
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/20548923.2017.1419675

Thin-section petrography and SR-μXRD for the identification of micro-crystallites in the brown decorations of ceramic lead glazes
RD Febo, J Molera, T Pradell, O Vallcorba, JC Melgarejo, C Capelli
European Journal of Mineralogy 29(5) (2017) 861-870
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1127/ejm/2017/0029-2638

The Glaze Technology of Hispano‐Moresque Ceramic Tiles: A Comparison Between Portuguese and Spanish Collections
S Coentro, LC Alves, C Relvas, T Ferreira, J Mirão, J Molera, T Pradell
Archaeometry 59(4) (2017) 667-684
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/arcm.12280

Composition of the Lustre Pigment Used in the Production Of 13th Century AD Raqqa Lustreware from Syria
T. Pradell, G. Molina, J. Molera, M. S. Tite
Archaeometry (2016)
DOI: 10.1111/arcm.12211

Flashed Copper and silver luster nano-structures: Characterization and Technology. 
Holakooei, P., Senna, C.A., Vasconcelos, L., Archanjo, B., Achete, C., Abed-Esfahani, A., Molera, J
Ceramics International  42 (2016) 7757-7766
DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.01.191

Lustre and glazed ceramic collection from Mas Llorens, 16-17 th centuries (Salt, Girona). Provenance and technology
Judit Molera, Javier Iñañez, Glòria Molina, Josep Burch, Xavier Alberch, Michael D Glascock, Trinitat Pradell
PERIODICO DI MINERALOGIA 84(1) (2015) 45-63
DOI: 10.2451/2015PM0004

Materials, Techniques, and Conservation of Historic Stained Glass “Grisailles”
Trinitat Pradell, Gloria Molina, Sonia Murcia, Rafael Ibañez, Chaoren Liu, Judit Molera and Andrew J. Shortland
International Journal of Applied glass science 6 (2015)
DOI: 10.1111/ijag.12125

chapter 12. The ways of the lustre: Looking for the Tunisian connection.
Yona Waksman, Claudio Capelli, Trinitat Pradell & Judit Molera
In M Martinón-Torres (Ed.), Craft and science: International perspectives on archaeological ceramics. Doha, Qatar: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation. ISBN: 978-9927-101-75-5 1 (2014) 109-116
DOI: 10.5339/uclq.2014.cas.ch12

chapter 18. The colour and golden shine of early silver Islamic lustre.
P.C. Gutierrez,T. Pradell, J. Molera, A.D. Smith, A. Climent-Font & M.S. Tite
In M Martinón-Torres (Ed.), Craft and science: International perspectives on archaeological ceramics. Doha, Qatar: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation ISBN: 978-9927-101-75-5 1 (2014) 165-172
DOI: 10.5339/uclq.2014.cas.ch18

The technology of aesthetics. Modern analysis of antique ceramics
Judit Molera and Trinitat Pradell
The splendour of the cities : The route of the tile (2014) 114-135
Edited by João Carvalho Dias
ISBN: 978-972-8848-95-8

Technology of production of polychrome lustre
Gloria Molina, Michael S. Tite, Judit Molera, Aurelio Climent-Font and Trinitat Pradell.
Journal of the European Ceramic Society 34 (2014) 2563-2574
DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2014.03.010

Brown decorations in 10th to 18th centuries Spanish tin glazed ceramics
J. Molera J. Coll, A. Labrador and T. Pradell
Applied Clay Science 82 (2013) 86-90
DOI: 10.1016/j.clay.2013.05.018

Potters and pigments: preliminary technological assessment of pigment recipes of American majolica by synchrotron radiation micro-X-ray diffraction (SR-micro-XRD)
Javier G. Iñañez, Marisol Madrid-Fernández, Judit Molera, Robert J. Speakman, Trinitat Pradell
Journal of Archaeological Science 40 (2013) 1408-1415
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.09.015

First analysis of Syrian lustre pottery (12th-14th centuries AD)
T.Pradell, J. Molera, G. Molina and M.S.Tite
Applied Clay Science 82 (2013) 106-112
DOI: 10.1016/j.clay.2013.05.019

Color and dichroism of silver-stained glasses
Gloria Molina, Sonia Murcia, Judit Molera, Clodoaldo Roldan, Daniel Crespo, Trinitat Pradell
Journal of Nanoparticle Research 15 (2013) 1932
DOI: 10.1007/s11051-013-1932-7

The use of micro-XRD for the study of glaze color decorations
Trinitat Pradell, Gloria Molina, Judit Molera, Joaquim Pla, Ana Labrador
Applied Physics A 111 (2013) 121-127
DOI: 10.1007/s00339-012-7445-x

Potters and pigments: preliminary technological assessment of pigment recipes of american majolica by synchrotron radiation micro-x-ray diffraction (SR-µXRD)
J.G. Iñañez, M. Madrid-Fernández, J.Molera, R. Speakman & T. Pradell
Journal of Archaeological Science 40 (2013) 1408-1415
DOI:10.1016/j.jas.2012.09.015

Composition, nanostructure, and optical properties of silver and silver-copper lusters
T. Pradell, R. S. Pavlov, P.C. Gutiérrez, A. Climent-Font & J.Molera
Journal of Applied Physics 112 (2012) 054307
DOI: 10.1063/1.4749790

Can the crystallization rate be independent from the crystallization enthalpy? The case of amorphous silicon
P. Roca Cabarrocas, C. Secouard, P. Roura, J. Farjas, J. Molera, F. Kail
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 24 (2012) 095401
DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/24/9/095401

Primeros resultados del estudio analítico de la cerámica vidriada decorada Nazarí: la cerámica palatina (ss. XIV-XV)
T. Pradell, G.Molina, J. Molera & P. Marinetto
Proceedings of 1st International Conference of the European Network of Museums of Islamic Art (2012) 397-418

Análisis arqueométrico de la cerámica dorada andalusí de la Alcazaba de Onda (Castellón)
J. Molera, M.Pérez-Asensio, T.Pradell, G. Molina & V.Estall-Poles
Proceedings of 1st International Conference of the European Network of Museums of Islamic Art (2012) 371-395

Color and golden shine of silver Islamic luster
P.C. Gutierrez, T. Pradell, J. Molera, A.D.Smith A.Climent-Font & M.S. Tite
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 93 (2010) 2320-2328
DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2010.03741.x

Synchrotron Radiation micro XRD in the study of glaze Technology
T.Pradell, J. Molera, N.Salvadó, A. Labrador
Applied Physics A-Materials Science and Processing 99 (2010) 407-417
DOI: 10.1007/s00339-010-5639-7

Lead frits in Islamic and hispano Moresque glazed productions
J. Molera, T.Pradell, N.Salvadó, M. Vendrell
From Mine to Microscope: studies in honour of Mike S. Tite Edited by Shortland, Freestone and Rehren, Oxbow books (2009) 1-10, ISBN: 978 1 84217 259 9

Estudio arquometlúrgico: la herrería medieval de ll’Esquerda, 12th-13th centuries (Roda de Ter, Catalunya).
O.Amblàs, J. Molera & I. Ollich
Llibre: Actas del VII Congreso Ibérico de Arqueometría. Eds. S. Rovira, M. García-Heras, M.Gener &I. Montero-Ruiz." ISBN: 978-84-612-8598-3 (2008) 500 -508

Technology of Islamic lustre
T.Pradell, J. Molera, A.D. Smith, A.Climent-Font, M.S. Tite
,"Journal of Cultural Heritage" 9 (2008) e-123-e-128
DOI:10.1016/j.culher.2008.06.010

Analytical study of the behaviour of some ingredients used in lustre ceramic decorations following different recipes
J. Roqué; J. Molera; G. Cepriá; M. Vendrell-Saz; J.Pérez-Arantegui
Phase Transitions 81 (2008) 267-282

Early Islamic Lustre from Egypt, Syria and Iran (10th to 13th century AD).
T.Pradell, J. Molera, A.D.Smith and M.S.Tite
Journal of Archaeological Sciences 35 (2008) 2649-2662

The invention of lustre: Iraq 9th and 10th centuries AD
T.Pradell, J. Molera, A.D.Smith and M.S.Tite
Journal of Archaeological Sciences 35 (2008) 1201-1215

Temperature-Resolved Reproduction of Medieval Luster
T. Pradell, J. Molera, M. Pantos, A. Smith, C. Martin & A. Labrador
Applied Physics A 90 (2008) 81-88

Metallic and nonmetallic shine in luster: an elastic ion backscattering study
T. Pradell, A. Climent-Font, J. Molera, A. Zucchiatti, M.D. Ynsa, P. Roura, D. Crespo
Journal of Applied Physics 101 (2007) 103518
DOI:10.1063/1.2734944

Key Parameters in the Production of Medieval Luster Colors and Shines
J. Molera, C. Bayés, P. Roura, D.Crespo, T. Pradell
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 90 (2007) 2245-2254
DOI:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2007.01563.x

La cerámica dorada del mas Llorens de Salt.
J. Molera, T. Pradell, J. Farjas, X. Alberch, J. Burch & M. Sureda.
Avances en Arqueometría 2005. Actas del VI Congreso Ibérico de Arqueometría, 2005. (2007) 102-120

Electroanalytical Study of the composition of the raw pigment mixtures that yield the metallic lustre on ceramics. A link between composition and final result.
Ceprià, G. Roqué, J., Molera, J., Pérez-Arantegui, J., Vendrell, M.
Electroanalysis 19 (2007) 1167-1176
DOI: 10.1002/elan.200603818

Lustre colour and shine from the Olleries Xiques workshop in Paterna (Spain), 13th century AD. Nanostructure, chemical composition and annealing conditions.
J. Roqué, J. Molera, J. Pérez-Arantegui, C. Calabuig., J. Portillo & M. Vendrell-Saz.
Archaeometry 49 (2007) 511-528

Luster decoration of ceramics: Mechanisms of metallic luster formation
T. Pradell, J. Molera, C. Bayés, P. Roura
Applied Physics A 83 (2006) 203-208
DOI:10.1007/s00339-006-3508-1

Color variations in 13th century Hispanic lustre – an EXAFS study
A.D. Smith, T.Pradell, J. Roque, J. Molera, M. Vendrell, A.J. Dent, E.Pantos
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 352 (2006) 5353-5361
DOI:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2006.08.024

Islamic and Hispano-Moresque (múdejar) lead glazes in Spain: a technical approach.
Vendrell-Saz, M., Molera, J., Roque, J., Pérez-Arantegui, J.
Geomaterials in Cultural Heritage. Special publication Eds. M. Maggetti & B. Messiga SP257 (2006) 166 -174

Copper and silver nanocrystals in luster lead glazes: Development and optical properties
Roque, J., Molera, J., Sciau, P., Pantos, E. and Vendrell-Saz, M.
Journal of the European Ceramic Society 26 (2006) 3813 -3824

X-ray absorption and luminescence properties of metallic copper nanoparticles embedded in a glass matrix
Roqué,J., Poolton, N.R.J., Molera, J., Smith, A.D., Pantos, E. and Vendrell-Saz, M.
Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 235 (2006) 1337-1346
DOI: 10.1002/Pbs..200541269

Production of lustre decoration: a comparison between ancient and modern traditional techniques
J. Molera, T. Pradell, J. Pérez-Arantegui, M. Vendrell
Geoarchaeological and Bioarchaeological Studies 3 (2005) 221-224

Ionic-exchange mechanism in the formation of medieval lustre decorations.
T. Pradell, J. Molera, J. Roque, A.D. Smith, D. Crespo, E. Pantos and M. Vendrell-Saz
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 88 (2005) 1281-1289
DOI:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2005.00223.x

Evidence in nucleation and growth of metal Cu and Ag nanoparticles in Lustre : AFM surface characterisation.
J. Roque, T. Pradell , J. Molera and M.Vendrell
Journal of Non Crystalline Solids 351, 568-575 (2005)
DOI:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2005.01.043

Crystal size distributions of induced calcium carbonate crystals in polyaspartic acid and Mytilus edulis acidic proteins aqueous solutions
Salvadó N., Molera J., Vendrell.Saz M.
Journal of Crystal Growth 262, 543-553 (2004)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2003.10.052

The role of cinnabar in lustre production
T. Pradell , J. Molera, M.Vendrell, J. Perez-Arantegui, E. Pantos, M. Roberts, and M. DiMichiel
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 79(6), 1018-1023 (2004)
DOI:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2004.01018.x

Some aspects of the characterization of decorations on ceramic glazes
J. Pérez-Arantegui, A. Larrea, J. Molera, T. Pradell, M. Vendrell-Saz
Applied Physics A 79 (2004) 235-239
DOI: 10.1007/s00339-004-2508-2

MicroEXAFS study into the oxidation states of copper coloured Hispano-Moresque lustre decorations.
Smith, AD., Pradell, T., Molera, J., Vendrell, M., Marcus, MA., Pantos, E.
Journal de Physique IV 104 (2003) 519-522

Nature and origin of black spots found on Miró paintings: A non invasive experiment
Salvadó N., Molera J. , Vendrell.Saz M.
Analytica Chimica Acta 479, 255-263, (2003)

SR-based molecular speciation of archaeomaterials
E. Pantos, N. Salvado, T. Pradell, J. Molera, M. Vendrell, A.D. Smith, I.W. Kirkman, M. Marcus, E. Gliozzo
Molecular and Structural Archaeology: Cosmetic and Therapeutic Chemicals, Kluwer 221-229 (2003)

Caracterització Físico-química i mineralógica de la cerámica de la Costa Catalana d'Ullastret. Aproximació a la tecnologia de fabricació
T. Pradell, J. Molera and M. Vendrell-Saz
La Ceràmica de la Costa Catalana d'Ullastret, A. Rodríguez, 70-87 (2003) ISBN: 84-393-6336-2

MicroEXAFS study into the oxidation stated of copper coloured Hispano-Moresque lustre decorations
A.D. Smith,, T. Pradell, J. Molera, M. Vendrell, M.A. Marcus and E. Pantos
Journal de Physique IV 104, 519-522 (2003)
DOI: 10.1051/jp4:20030136

La céramique musulmane et mudéjare à reflets métalliques: une approche technologique
J. Molera, J. Pérez-Arantegui, T. Pradell; M. Vendrell
Le calife, le prince et le potier, Musée des Beaux Arts de Lyon (Lyon) 207-219 (2002)

Identification of green copper based pigments in Jaume Huguet’s Gothic altarpieces by synchrotron radiation X-ray diffraction and Fourier transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Salvadó, N., Pradell, T., Molera, J. Pantos, E., Papiz, M.Z., Seco, M. and Vendrell, M.
Journal of Synchrotron. Radiation 9, 215-222 (2002)

Chemical and textural characterisation of tin glazes in islamic ceramics from Eastern Spain.
Molera, J.; Pérez-Arantegui, J; Vendrell-Saz, M.
Journal of Archaeological Science 28 (2001) 331-340

Lustre receipts from a medieval workshop of Paterna
J. Molera, M. Mesquida, J. Pérez-Arantegui, T. Pradell and M. Vendrell
Archaeometry 43(4), 455-460 (2001)

Interaction between clay bodies and lead glazes
J.Molera, T.Pradell, N.Salvadó and M.Vendrell-Saz
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 84(6), 1120-1128 (2001)
DOI:10.1111/j.1151-2916.1999.tb02170.x

Característiques técnicas y procesos de producción de las cerámicas del s.XIII en Paterna
J. Molera, T. Pradell and M. Vendrell-Saz
Las ollerías de Paterna. Tecnología y producción del s.XII y s.XIII. ed by Mesquida, M., López Peris, J.E., Prades, S. & Smolka. R, Publicaciones del Ayuntamiento de Paterna (Paterna) Parte IV, 223-253 (2001), ISBN:84-920635-6-4

Luster pottery from the 13th to the 16th century: a nanostructured thin metallic film
J. Pérez-Arantegui, J. Molera, A. Larrea, T. Pradell, M. Vendrell-Saz, Borgia, B.G.Brunetti, C. Viti
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 84, 442-446 (2001)
DOI:10.1111/j.1151-2916.2001.tb00674.x

Optical Properties of Tin Opacified Glazes.
Vendrell-Saz, M.; Molera, J.; Tite, M.S.
Archaeometry 42 (2000) 325-340

La tecnología de la cerámica islámica y mudéjar.
J. Molera, T. Pradell, L. Merino, M. García-Vallés, J. García-Orellana, N. Salvadó, M. Vendrell-Saz
Caesaraugusta 1, 15-42 (1999)

Evidence of tin oxide recrystallization in opacified lead glazes
J. Molera , T. Pradell, N. Salvadó and M.Vendrell Saz,
Journal of the American Ceramic Society 82(10), 2871-2875 (1999)
DOI:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2004.01018.x

The colours of ca-rich ceramic pastes: origin and characterization
J. Molera , T. Pradell, and M.Vendrell Saz
Applied Clay Science 13(3), 187-202 (1998)

Apport de la cathodoluminescence à l'étude des transformations de phases cristallines dans des céramiques kaolinitiques carbonatées
Piponnier, D., Bechtel, F., Florin, D., Molera, J., Schvoerer, M., Vendrell, M.
Key Engineering Materials 136 (1997) 1470-1473

Producció i difusió de la ceràmica gris a Catalunya durant l'Edat Mitjana
M.Vendrell Saz, T. Pradell, M. Garcia Vallès and J. Molera
Quaderns Científics i Tècnics. (Diputació de Barcelona) 9, 263-272 (1997)

Technology and colour development of hispano-Moresque lead glazed pottery
J.Molera, M.Vendrell-Saz, M.Garcia-Vallés and T.Pradell
Archaeometry 39(1), 23-39 (1997)

Archéometrie des céramiques communes en Andorre (VIIème-XIème siècles): Origine et production
Ruf, A.; Molera, J.; Vendrell-Saz, M.
Revue d'Archéometrie GMPCA Sup. (1996) 133-138

Hispano-moresque pottery production of the fourteenth-century workshop of Testar del Molí (Paterna, Spain)
J.Molera, M.Garcia-Vallés, T.Pradell and M.Vendrell-Saz
Archaeometry 38(1), 67-80 (1996)

Studies on Ancient Ceramics
M.Vendrell-Saz, J.Molera, M.Garcia-Vallés, T.Pradell
Generalitat de Catalunya (Barcelona) editors (1995), ISBN 84-393-3525-3

Estudi arqueomètric dels forns i producció ceràmica d'un taller romà de Llafranc
Martínez, S.; García-Valles, M.; Molera, J.; Vendrell-Saz, M.
Cypsela VIII (1993) 1-4

The growth of sanidine crystals in the lead glazes of Hispano-Moresque pottery
J.Molera, T.Pradell, S.Martinez-Manent & M.Vendrell-Saz
Applied clay science 7, 483-491 (1993)

Características técnicas de las producciones cerámicas del taller del Molí (Paterna) s. XIV.
Molera, J.
Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Ceramica y Vidrio 31 (1992) 139-140

Proto-Campanian and A-Campanian ceramics: Characterization of the differences between the black coatings
M. Vendrell-saz, T. Pradell, J. Molera, S. Aliaga
Archaeometry 33 (1991) 109-117
DOI:10.1111/j.1475-4754.1991.tb00689.x

Tècniques experimentals per a l'estudi de la ceràmica
Aliaga, S.; García-Vallès, M.; Martínez, S.; Mateu, G.; Molera, J.; Pradell, T.; Vendrell, M.
Limes 1 (1991) 44-52

Procés de producció de la ceràmica grisa. Resultats d'arqueologia experimental
M.Vendrell-Saz, T.Pradell, J.Molera, S.Martinez
La vida medieval a les dues vessants del Pirineu. Publicacions de la Conselleria del Govern d'Andorra (Andorra) (1991) 163-168, ISBN:99929-0-003-1

Primers resultats sobre les anàlisis d'algunes ceràmiques medievals d'Andorra
M.Vendrell-Saz, T.Pradell, J.M.Nogués-Carulla, J.Molera
La vida medieval a les dues vessants del Pirineu. Publicacions de la Conselleria del Govern d'Andorra (Andorra) (1991) 157-162, ISBN:99929-0-003-1

On the difference of the black coatings of A-Campanian and proto-campanian pottery
M.Vendrell-Saz, T.Pradell, J.Molera, S.Aliaga
Archaeometry 33 (1991) 109-117

Lead glazes in antiquity: Methods of production and reasons for use.
Tite, M.; Freestone, I.; Mason, R.; Molera, J.; Vendrell, M.; Wood, N.
Archaeometry 40 (1988) 241-260

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