Preparation and Dating of Mortar Samples—Mortar Dating Inter-Comparison Study (MODIS)

  title={Preparation and Dating of Mortar Samples—Mortar Dating Inter-Comparison Study (MODIS)},
  author={I. Hajdas and Alf Lindroos and Jan Heinemeier and {\AA}sa Ringbom and Fabio Marzaioli and Filippo Terrasi and Isabella Passariello and Manuela Capano and Gilberto Artioli and A. Addis and Michele Secco and Danuta Michalska and Justyna Czernik and Tomasz Goslar and Roald Hayen and Mark Van Strydonck and Laurent Fontaine and Mathieu Boudin and Francesco Maspero and Laura Panzeri and Anna Galli and Petra Urbanov{\'a} and Pierre Guibert},
  pages={1845 - 1858}
Abstract Seven radiocarbon laboratories: Åbo/Aarhus, CIRCE, CIRCe, ETHZ, Poznań, RICH, and Milano-Bicocca performed separation of carbonaceous fractions suitable for 14C dating of four mortar samples selected for the MOrtar Dating Inter-comparison Study (MODIS). In addition, optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) analyses were completed by Milano-Bicocca and IRAMAT-CRP2A Bordeaux. Each laboratory performed separation according to laboratory protocol. Results of this first intercomparison show… 
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