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Ulster Archaeological Society visits CHRONO

The Ulster Archaeological Society visited the 14CHRONO Centre for a tour of the Accelerator Mass Spectrometer (AMS) dating facility on Monday 6th August 2012. The 14CHRONO Centre operates a NEC compact model 0.5MV AMS for carbon dating. Ron Reimer explained to an interested audience just how radiocarbon dating is done, via the AMS system, and how this compares to older methods.

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