Radiocarbon dating with the Quantulus in an underground counting laboratory: performance and background sources

R. M. Kalin, A. Long

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The University of Arizona Radiocarbon Laboratory purchased a state-of-the-art LKB Quantulus LSC and placed it into a new underground counting chamber. We have investigated the performance of the Quantulus in this setting comparing different vial types, checking background sources and experimenting with sample size.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-367
Number of pages8
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1989


  • radiocarbon
  • radiocarbon dating
  • underground laboratory

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