Radioactive Dating Methods


This chapter provides a necessarily brief summary of radioactive dating techniques, which can produce dates (“ages”) ranging from tens to thousands through millions to billions of years often with assumptions not universally accepted, especially those involving the assessments of half-lives and radioactive decay constants.


Electron Spin Resonance Isotopic Composition Radioactive Decay Spontaneous Fission Secular Equilibrium 
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  1. 1.Westfälische-Wilhelms UniversitätMünsterGermany

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