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14C Dating with the Icels Liquid Scintillation Counting System Using Fixed-Energy Balance Counting Window Method

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 July 2016

Konrad Tudyka
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Centre of Excellence-Gliwice Absolute Dating Methods Centre, Institute of Physics, Silesian University of Technology, Kxzywoustcgo 2,44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Anna Pazdur
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Centre of Excellence-Gliwice Absolute Dating Methods Centre, Institute of Physics, Silesian University of Technology, Kxzywoustcgo 2,44-100 Gliwice, Poland
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Abstract

This article presents an application of a fixed-energy balance counting window in radiocarbon dating of geological peat samples. We determine a fixed-energy balance counting window with an inexpensive liquid scintillation counting ICELS system. We show long-term modern biosphere standard records that show stability sufficient for dating samples up to approximately 30,000 14C yr BP. We then compare our results to ones obtained previously using a Quantulus 1220.

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