accelerator mass spectrometry

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accelerator mass spectrometry

n.
Mass spectrometry in which a particle accelerator is used to disassociate molecules, ionize atoms, and accelerate the ions.
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The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor will deliver a keynote address at the iThemba Labs Gauteng Accelerator Mass Spectroscopy (AMS) Facility Launch And Workshop at iThemba Labs Gauteng, situated on the corner of Jan Smuts and Empire Roads, Brmfontein, Johannesburg.
At Notre Dame, researchers are using proton-induced x-ray emission (PIXE) and Accelerator Mass Spectroscopy (AMS) to study artifacts brought by local archeologists, Native American cultures in the American Southwest and the Snite Museum of Art extensive collection of Mezzo-American figurines.
Blood from the slab, dated with an advanced technique called accelerator mass spectroscopy radiocarbon dating (SN: 12/16/89, p.