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Lecture 16

Lecture 16 – Thermoluminescence

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Anthropology 2229F/G
Christopher Ellis

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Lecture 16 – Thermoluminescence  Thermoluminescence o Trapped electron technique o Have energy in the form of electrons that have become trapped in a material (usually quartz or quartzite materials)  Have crystalline structure which can release energy by slowly heating the object; as heated it gives off light  The more energy released, more light is given off  Radioactive material has an effect, e.g. K-40, Ur-238, Th-232 naturally occur in crystalline structure o Amount of energy trapped is affected by…  Irradiation  Giving off of energy particles is called irradiation by naturally occurring radioactive materials  Energy trapped is directly linked to irradiation  Time  The mor
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