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By accelerating sample atoms the ions can be characterised by combined conventional mass spectrometry and high-energy collisions within and after the accelerator.Isotopes typically measured include a handful of lowly abundant long-lived radionuclides.The technique is less time-consuming and requires a much smaller sample size than traditional carbon dating.
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The positive-to-negative ion conversion is the reverse of that conventionally used in accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) and is compatible with plasma ion sources that may be significantly more efficient and capable of greater output than are AMS sputter ion sources.
ACCELERATOR MASS SPECTROMETRY AMS counts atoms instead of counting decays.
This simple, yet effective, technique will enable large-scale, rapid and sensitive analysis of samples across and involving a wide range of disciplines.
It is anticipated that all South African universities will participate in this state-of-the-art facility, which will be the only one of its kind on the African continent. Significant contributions will be made to areas such as Biomedicine, Diagnostics, Agriculture and Minerals, Materials and Chemicals.Proof-of-principle of a new mass spectrometric technique for radiocarbon measurement is demonstrated.