Radiocarbon measurements at the University of Arizona AMS facility

D. J. Donahue, A. J.T. Jull, L. J. Toolin

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Abstract

The current status of 14C measurements at the University of Arizona accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) facility are summarized. New developments in measurements of in situ produced 14C by the spallation of oxygen by cosmic-ray neutrons in terrestrial rocks are also discussed. These results indicate that spallogenic 14C can be measured in high-altitude rock samples, and that the measured production rates agree well with theoretical estimates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)224-228
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B
Volume52
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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