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 UA's Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Laboratory used radiocarbon dating to determine the age of the Siberian skull.
Accium's accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) services has primarily aided the investigation of drug candidates in preclinical and early clinical development.
Seattle-based Accium BioSciences, is the first company to fully commercialize Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) services in the U.
Human microdosing studies call for the availability of ultra sensitive analytical methods like accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) and positron emission tomography (PET) to measure the drug and its metabolite concentrations in the range of picograms or even lower.
The 29 papers discuss such topics as materials and techniques of Thai painting, the dynamic headspace testing of pottery shards from Mexico and New Mexico for the presence of corn beer, thermal expansion and residual stress in ancient Chinese bronze castings, and applying x-ray fluorescence (XRF) and accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) to textiles in the Mongol Empire.
By measuring the ratio of radiocarbon (carbon-14) to the most common form of carbon (carbon-12) using accelerator mass spectrometry and comparing it with the ratio in the atmosphere we can calculate how much time has elapsed since death using a simple mathematical formula for exponential decay.
In the latter half of the 1980s, Bob began collaborations aimed at applying the capabilities of the TASCC facility to the new technique of accelerator mass spectrometry, starting with the measurement of [sup.
Xceleron is the only good laboratory practice (GLP) - accredited biomedical facility in the world with unique expertise in the field of zeptobiology - ultra-sensitive drug and metabolite analysis using accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS).
The redevelopment of WHOI facilities continues as 11,000 square feet are added to the McLean Laboratory to expand the seafloor sample storage facility and the world-renowned National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry facility.
41]Ca (low noise) with a technique with attomole sensitivity, such as accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) [6] is that excellent signal/noise ratios can be obtained from nanogram quantities of isotopes administered (4-12).
Direct radiocarbon dating of prehistoric cave paintings by accelerator mass spectrometry.