J. Vetter, J. Ackermann, R. Neumann, L. Nistor, R. Scholz's Advances in Fission-Track Geochronology: A selection of PDF

By J. Vetter, J. Ackermann, R. Neumann, L. Nistor, R. Scholz (auth.), Peter van den Haute, Frans de Corte (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048149770

ISBN-13: 9789048149773

ISBN-10: 9401591334

ISBN-13: 9789401591331

Since 1980, growth in examine at the fission-track courting technique and its purposes to earth and similar sciences has been evaluated in the course of a global Workshop that happens each 4 years. This quantity includes a number of papers offered on the overseas Workshop held in Gent (Belgium) from 26 to 30 August, 1996. essentially the articles should be of curiosity to the lively fission-track scientists however the mix of study papers and significant experiences that's awarded can also give you the non-specialist reader with a worthy perception into the fission-track relationship process and its position within the earth sciences.
This reader will definitely notice the evolution that the strategy has passed through over the last fifteen years, from a method that was once debated in such a lot of its features to a longtime chronometric software with precise characteristics in geothermochronology.

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Sci. Instr. 65, 2523-2526. , Zhai P. and Tang X. (1994): Scanning tunneling microscopy investigations of graphite surface damage induced by gold-ion bombardment. 1. Appl. Phys. 75, 1390-1395. , Wirth G. M. d. Phil. Mag. Lett. 73, 299-308. P and Littmark U. (1985): The Stopping and Ranges of Ions in Solids. Pergamon Press, New York. ZETA: THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION TO FISSION· TRACK ANALYSIS CALm RATION OR JUST AN INTERIM MEASURE? ANTHONY J. HURFORD Department of Geological Sciences University College London London WCI E 6BT, UK Abstract Because of the lack of unique system calibration coupled with a low threshold for track annealing, the fissiontrack (FT) method was perceived in the 1970s as an inadequate and imprecise dating method.

S. Subcommission on Geochronology. Chem. Ceol. (Isot. Ceosci. ) 80,171-178. J. F. (1981): Standards, dosimetry and the uranium-238 Af decay constant: a discussion. Nucl. Tracks 5, 73-75. J. F. (1982): A users' guide to fission track dating calibration. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts. 59, 343-354. J. F. (1983) The zeta calibration of fission track dating. Isot. Ceosci. 1,285-317. J. and Hammerschmidt, K. (1985): 40Ar_ 39 Ar and K-Ar dating of the Bishop and Fish Canyon tuffs: calibration ages for fission track dating standards.

Whither Now? So what now of the basic calibration of the Ff method? The pragmatist might say that the method and its basic calibration, in particular zeta, are working well so why consider anything further? A plausible argument is that discussion about alternative calibration strategies might undermine confidence in the existing calibration and in the method, at worst returning it to the position of the 1970s. Counter to that, scientific argument would maintain that zeta is comprised of many factors: physical constants, variables which could be determined empirically and other variables which are neither easily defined nor quantified.

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