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Progress in Radiocarbon Dating with the Chalk River MP Tandem Accelerator

  • H R Andrews (a1), G C Ball (a1), R M Brown (a1), W G Davies (a1), Yoshio Imahori (a1) and J C D Milton (a1)...

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The evolution of a tandem accelerator 14C dating system at Chalk River is recounted. Background problems and sources of instability are discussed and solutions are described. Details of sample chemistry and source preparation are presented.

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