May 13 – 18, 2018
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May 14, 2018, 5:15 PM
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Mr Pavel Šimek (Department of Radiation Dosimetry, NPI CAS, Na Truhlářce 39/64, 180 86, Prague 8, Czech Republic; Department of Nuclear Chemistry, Czech Technical University in Prague, Břehová 7, 115 19, Prague 1, Czech Republic; Institute of Archaeology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Letenská 4, 118 01 Prague 1, Czech Republic)
5/14/18, 5:15 PM
Nuclear Analytical Methods

Radiocarbon dating is an exact dating method and its pioneer was the team of Professor F.W.Libby in the 1950s. This is the most significant and most commonly used 14C determination application. Within the carbon cycle in nature, 14 C is generated in the upper part of the atmosphere by the interaction of 14N with cosmic radiation 14N (n, p) 14C. Radiocarbon is relatively quickly oxidized to...