Figure 1 from Carter et al. (2019) shows the alternative route of human movement into Europe on a southern Aegean land bridge as early as 200,000 years ago, which is based on luminescence dating results performed with a lexsygsmart TL/OSL reader.

Feldspar signal from a postIrIr290 protocol as was used to date sediment from the Palaeolithic site.

Past human movement into Europe dated with a lexsygsmart TL/OSL reader

postIrIr290 measurements of feldspar were used to determine the age of a Palaeolithic site on the Greek island of Naxos to be up to 200,000 years old. Based on these results a new route for the colonization of Europe by early humans is hypothesized.

Tristan Carter, Daniel A. Contreras, Justin Holcomb, Danica D. Mihailovic, Panagiotis Karkanas, Guillaume Guérin, Ninon Taffin, Dimitris Athanasoulis, Christelle Lahaye (2019)
Earliest occupation of the Central Aegean (Naxos), Greece: Implications for hominin and Homo sapiens’ behavior and dispersals

New method developed with a lexsyg research to estimate the dose and time elapsed since a radiation accident

A new method was developed with Freiberg Instruments' lexsyg research luminescence reader for emergency dosimetry. The use of blue stimulated OSL with the dosimetric material Mg2SiO4:Tb (MSO) does not only allow the retrospective measurement of the…

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