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Half-life of Radiocarbon

Nature volume 195, page 984 (08 September 1962) | Download Citation



AFTER full discussion of the new determinations1–3 of the half-life of carbon-14, the Fifth Radiocarbon Dating Conference, meeting at Cambridge (see p. 943 of this issue of Nature), adopted the following resolution:

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    , , and , Intern. J. App. Rad. and Isot., 11, 57 (1961). , and , (submitted for publication to Intern. J. App. Rad. and Isot.).

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    , , , and , Arkiv Fysik, 22, 237 (1962). , and , contribution SM-33/1—to be published in Proc. 1962 Symp. on Radioactive Dating (at Athens, organized by I.A.E.A. and I.C.S.U.).

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    , , and , Intern. J. App. Rad. and Isot., 11, 68 (1961).

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    , Radiocarbon Dating, second ed. (Univ. Chicago Press, 1955).

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  1. Botany School, University of Cambridge.

    • H. GODWIN


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