Radiocarbon dating is an analytical technique for analyzing the age of biological and organic materials such as fossils and very old objects. Some carbon-containing inorganic samples can be analyzed as well.
The method is suitable for samples that are older than the 18th century.
More information about the method family:Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS)
- Suitable sample matrices
- Biological samples and all carbon-based organic sample matrices such as wood, paper, ceramics, and fabrics. Inorganic carbon-based minerals are also suitable.
- Minimum sample amount
- 25 mg (contact us when you have very limited amount of sample available)
- Typical turnaround time
- 6 weeks after receiving the samples
- Quality system
- Measurlabs validated method
- Device types