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INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES > DATING TECHNIQUES > LUMINESCENCE DATING > OPTICALLY STIMULATED LUMINESCENCE
PREFERRED TERM
OPTICALLY STIMULATED LUMINESCENCE  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Osl
  • Osl Dating
SCOPE NOTE
  • The light emitted from sedimentary minerals or mineral inclusions in bricks when stimulated in the laboratory by light of a different wavelength. Used to date samples up to 250,000 years old; especially appropriate for geological sediments.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • English Heritage
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/560/concepts/142177
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/560/concepts/142177
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