Radiocarbon dating equipment

Radiocarbon dating equipment

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Credit: PAWEL SYTNIEWSKI/OXFORD UNIVERSITY IMAGES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Close-up of radiocarbon dating equipment, Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, UK. In order to measure radiocarbon ages in archaeological study, it is necessary to find the amount of radiocarbon in a sample. This is done by directly counting the radiocarbon atoms using a method called Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS).

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