Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) Dating Lab

We perform OSL dating research using single aliquot regenerative (SAR) protocol on aeolian, fluvial, colluvial, and  lacustrine sand.

Facilties

The ISGS OSL dating lab is equipped with a Risø TL/OSL-DA-20 Reader; Gamma Spectrometers; two amber light prep labs with fume hoods, shatter box, auto-grinding mortal, dry oven, and furnaces.

 

Standard Rise TL/OSL-DA-20 Reader

ISGS Rise TL/OSL-DA-20 Reader in dark lab

Above Left: Standard Risø TL/OSL-DA-20 Reader. Above Right: ISGS Risø TL/OSL-DA-20 Reader in dark lab

 

ISGS Gamma Spectrometry Lab

Auto-grinding mortal and Merinelli Beaker

Above Left: ISGS Gamma Spectrometry Lab. Above Right: Auto-grinding mortal and Merinelli Beaker

 

Furnaces and shatter box containers

Shatter box

Above Left: Furnaces and shatter box containers. Above Right: Shatter box.