The AMS instruments are the newest state-of-the art technology designed specifically for radiocarbon measurement.
Beta Analytic currently owns multiple accelerator mass spectrometers, each capable of 25 to 30 sample analyses per day.
Plants and animals naturally incorporate both the abundant C-12 isotope and the much rarer radiocarbon isotope into their tissues in about the same proportions as the two occur in the atmosphere during their lifetimes.
When a creature dies, it ceases to consume more radiocarbon while the C-14 already in its body continues to decay back into nitrogen.
The Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit (ORAU) is a radiocarbon laboratory engaged in collaborative research across many disciplines where the measurement of the radiocarbon isotope is useful including: The laboratory provides a radiocarbon dating service for people undertaking research in all these areas.
This dating service operates on a commercial basis and in conjunction with NERC/ARHC which funds the NRCF programme for British archaeologists, and with Historic England.
Each analysis is provided with consistent accuracy and attentiveness to clients’ needs and concerns.
The new isotope is called "radiocarbon" because it is radioactive, though it is not dangerous.
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The company has been the world leader in radiocarbon dating services since 1979.
This dating service provides support for all stages of radiocarbon dating from project design and sample choice right through to data analysis.
The Waikato Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory was established in 1974 by Prof.