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Title: Synchrotron Radiation Research and Analysis of the Particulate Matter in Deep Ice Cores: An Overview of the Technical Challenges

Abstract

Airborne dust extracted from deep ice core perforations can provide chemical and mineralogical insight into the history of the climate and atmospheric conditions, with unrivalled temporal resolution, time span and richness of information. The availability of material for research and the natural complexity of the particulate, however, pose significant challenges to analytical methods. We present the developments undertaken to optimize the experimental techniques, materials and protocols for synchrotron radiation-based analysis, in particular for the acquisition of combined Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Fluorescence and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy data.


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Cibin, Giannantonio, Marcelli, Augusto, Maggi, Valter, Baccolo, Giovanni, Hampai, Dariush, Robbins, Philip E., Liedl, Andrea, Polese, Claudia, D’Elia, Alessandro, Macis, Salvatore, Grilli, Antonio, and Raco, Agostino. Synchrotron Radiation Research and Analysis of the Particulate Matter in Deep Ice Cores: An Overview of the Technical Challenges. Switzerland: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.3390/condmat4030061.
Cibin, Giannantonio, Marcelli, Augusto, Maggi, Valter, Baccolo, Giovanni, Hampai, Dariush, Robbins, Philip E., Liedl, Andrea, Polese, Claudia, D’Elia, Alessandro, Macis, Salvatore, Grilli, Antonio, & Raco, Agostino. Synchrotron Radiation Research and Analysis of the Particulate Matter in Deep Ice Cores: An Overview of the Technical Challenges. Switzerland. doi:10.3390/condmat4030061.
Cibin, Giannantonio, Marcelli, Augusto, Maggi, Valter, Baccolo, Giovanni, Hampai, Dariush, Robbins, Philip E., Liedl, Andrea, Polese, Claudia, D’Elia, Alessandro, Macis, Salvatore, Grilli, Antonio, and Raco, Agostino. Thu . "Synchrotron Radiation Research and Analysis of the Particulate Matter in Deep Ice Cores: An Overview of the Technical Challenges". Switzerland. doi:10.3390/condmat4030061.
@article{osti_1529712,
title = {Synchrotron Radiation Research and Analysis of the Particulate Matter in Deep Ice Cores: An Overview of the Technical Challenges},
author = {Cibin, Giannantonio and Marcelli, Augusto and Maggi, Valter and Baccolo, Giovanni and Hampai, Dariush and Robbins, Philip E. and Liedl, Andrea and Polese, Claudia and D’Elia, Alessandro and Macis, Salvatore and Grilli, Antonio and Raco, Agostino},
abstractNote = {Airborne dust extracted from deep ice core perforations can provide chemical and mineralogical insight into the history of the climate and atmospheric conditions, with unrivalled temporal resolution, time span and richness of information. The availability of material for research and the natural complexity of the particulate, however, pose significant challenges to analytical methods. We present the developments undertaken to optimize the experimental techniques, materials and protocols for synchrotron radiation-based analysis, in particular for the acquisition of combined Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Fluorescence and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy data.},
doi = {10.3390/condmat4030061},
journal = {Condensed Matter},
number = [3],
volume = [4],
place = {Switzerland},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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