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Studies in thermoluminescence dating in Australia

Bell, William Terence


This thesis is presented in two parts: Part I dealing with the theory of the thermoluminescence phenomenon and with the origins and effects of the natural radiation environment; and Part II dealing with three applications of the TL dating method to archaeological sites in Australia. The first chapter describes the theories and mechanisms thought responsible for the thermoluminescence phenomenon. The application of these theories to the principles of age determination using quartz is explained...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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