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    RADIOCARBON SAMPLE PREPARATION PROCEDURES AND THE FIRST STATUS REPORT FROM THE BRISTOL RADIOCARBON AMS (BRAMS) FACILITY

    Citation

    Knowles, TDJ, Monaghan, PS & Evershed, RP, 2019, ‘RADIOCARBON SAMPLE PREPARATION PROCEDURES AND THE FIRST STATUS REPORT FROM THE BRISTOL RADIOCARBON AMS (BRAMS) FACILITY’. Radiocarbon., pp. 1?10

    Abstract

    The Bristol Radiocarbon Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (BRAMS) Facility was established at the University of Bristol after the commissioning of our dedicated sample preparation laboratories and the installation and acceptance of the BrisMICADAS AMS in 2016. Routine measurements commenced in mid-2016, once validation was completed for each sample type. Herein, we give an overview of the standard pretreatment methods currently employed in the Facility and the results of radiocarbon (14C) determinations on a wide range of standards, blank materials, and intercomparison samples which have been measured during our extensive pretreatment method validation program and during our routine 14C analyses.

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