ALL meanings of accelerator mass spectrometry

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  • noun accelerator mass spectrometry a type of mass spectrometry used in radiocarbon dating in which the proportion of carbon isotopes is counted directly, as contrasted with the indirect Geiger counter method, using an accelerator that drastically reduces the quantity of datable material required. 1
  • noun accelerator mass spectrometry (physics) A form of mass spectrometry in which ions are accelerated to extraordinarily high kinetic energies before mass analysis. 0
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