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Laser-Based Radiocarbon Detection

As it is continuously produced by cosmic rays in the upper atmosphere, ¹⁴C is a nature-supplied label for the biogenic origin of any carbon-containing material. Due to its 5700-years radioactive halflife, after the death of any living being, it also works as a natural clock for very long times.

Finally, it can also be used for pharmacology studies, environmental monitoring of fuel emissions, and safety monitoring of nuclear power plants and waste repositories.

C14-SCAR is a high-precision, laser-based, table-top  ¹⁴CO analyzer, based on a novel spectroscopic technique called saturated-absorption cavity ring-down (SCAR).
It is a rare opportunity for disruptive technology and competitive positioning in radiocarbon analysis markets.