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Prof. Dr. Anton Wallner

Head Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and Isotope Research
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Publications - FWIR

Selected publications of the AMS department:

2020

A. Gärtner, S. Merchel, S. Niedermann, R. Braucher, ASTER-Team, P. Steier, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, L. Le Bras, U. Linnemann, Nature does the averaging - in-situ produced 10Be, 21Ne, and 26Al in a very young river terrace, Geosciences 10 (2020) 237.

I. Leya, J.-C. David, T. Faestermann, M. Froehlich, N. Kivel, D. Koll, G. Korschinek, S. McIntyre, S. Merchel, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, D. Schumann, T. Smith, A. Wallner, 53Mn and 60Fe in iron meteorites - new data and model calculations, Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55 (2020) 818-831.

M. Martschini, J. Lachner, S. Merchel, A. Priller, P. Steier, A. Wallner, A. Wieser, R. Golser, The quest for AMS of 182Hf - why poor gas gives pure beams, EPJ Web of Conferences 232 (2020) 02003.

M.C. Meyer, L.A. Gliganic, J.-H. May, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, F. Schlütz, M.S. Aldenderfer, K. Krainer, Landscape dynamics and human-environment interactions in the northern foothills of Cho Oyu and Mount Everest (southern Tibet) during the Late Pleistocene and Holocene, Quaternary Science Reviews 229 (2020) 106127.

J. A. Ortega-Becerril, G. Garzón, R. Tejero, A.-S. Meriaux, R. Delunel, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, Corrigendum to “Controls on strath terrace formation and evolution: The lower Guadiana River, Pulo do Lobo, Portugal” [Geomorphology 319 (2018) 62–77], Geomorphology (2020).

K. Riisager, M.J.G. Borge, J.A. Briz, M. Carmona-Gallardo, O. Forstner, L.M. Fraile, H.O.U. Fynbo, A. Garzon Camacho, J.G. Johansen, B. Jonson, M.V. Lund, J. Lachner, M. Madurga, S. Merchel, E. Nacher, T. Nilsson, P. Steier, O. Tengblad, V. Vedia, Search for beta-delayed proton emission from 11Be, The European Physical Journal A 56 (2020) 100.

Z. Slavkovská, A. Wallner, R. Reifarth, S. Pavetich, B. Brückner, K. Al-Khasawneh, S. Merchel, M. Volknandt, M. Weigand, Investigation of 54Fe(n,γ)55Fe and 35Cl(n,γ)36Cl reaction cross sections at keV energies by Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, EPJ Web of Conferences  232 (2020) 02005.

M. Šujan, R. Braucher, M. Šujan, J. Hók, P.P. Povinec, F. Šipka, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, The tectono-sedimentary evolution of a major seismogenic zone with low slip rate activity: A geochronological and sedimentological investigation of the Dobrá Voda Depression (Western Carpathians), Sedimentary Geology 383 (2020) 248-267.

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A. Wallner, J. Feige, K. Fifield, M.B. Froehlich, R. Golser, M.A.C. Hotchkis, D. Koll, G. Leckenby, M. Martschini, S. Merchel, S. Panjkov, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, S.G. Tims, 60Fe deposition during the late Pleistocene and the Holocene echoes supernova activity, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) (2020).

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C. Wilske, A. Suckow, U. Mallast, C. Meier, S. Merchel, B. Merkel, S. Pavetich, T. Rödiger, G. Rugel, A. Sachse, S Weise, C. Siebert, A multi-environmental tracer study to determine groundwater residence times and recharge in a structurally complex multi-aquifer system, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 24 (2020) 249-267.

2019

D. Koll, G. Korschinek, T. Faestermann, J. Gómez-Guzmán, S. Kipfstuhl, S. Merchel, J.M. Welch, Interstellar 60Fe in Antarctica, Phys. Rev. Lett. 123 (2019) 072701.

S. Mechernich, T.J. Dunai, S.A. Binnie, T. Goral, S. Heinze, A. Dewald, I. Schimmelpfennig, K. Keddadouche, G. Aumaître, D. Bourlès, S.M. Marrero, K. Wilcken, K. Simon, D. Fink, F.M. Phillips, M.W. Caffee, L.C. Gregory, R. Phillips, S.P.H.T. Freeman, R.P. Shanks, M.A. Sarýkaya, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, S. Merchel, N. Akçar, S. Yesiyurt, S. Ivy-Ochs, C. Vockenhuber, Carbonate and silicate intercomparison materials for cosmogenic 36Cl measurements, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 455 (2019) 250-259.
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S. Merchel, S. Beutner, T. Opel, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, C. Tiessen, S. Weiß, S. Wetterich, Attempts to understand potential deficiencies in chemical procedures for AMS, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 456 (2019) 186-192.
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S. Merchel, A. Gärtner, S. Beutner, B. Bookhagen, A. Chabilan, Attempts to understand potential deficiencies in chemical procedures for AMS: Cleaning and dissolving quartz for 10Be and 26Al analysis, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 455 (2019) 293-299.
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S. Pavetich, A. Wallner, M. Martschini, S. Akhmadaliev, I Dillmann, K. Fifield, S. Haon, T. Heftrich, F. Käppeler, C. Lederer, S. Merchel, M. Paul, R. Reifarth, G. Rugel, P. Steier, M. Tessler, S. Tims, M. Weigand, L. Weissman, Accelerator mass spectrometry measurement of the reaction 35Cl(n,γ)36Cl at keV energies, Phys. Rev. C 99 (2019) 015801.
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T. Smith, S. Merchel, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, I. Leya, The constancy of galactic cosmic rays as recorded by cosmogenic nuclides in iron meteorites, Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 (2019) 2951-2976.

P. Steier, M. Martschini, J. Buchriegler, J. Feige, J. Lachner, S. Merchel, L. Michlmayr, A. Priller, G. Rugel, E. Schmidt, A. Wallner, E.M. Wild, R. Golser, Comparison of methods for the detection of 10Be with AMS and a new approach based on a silicon nitride foil stack, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 444 (2019) 116175.
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A. Stolle, W. Schwanghart, C. Andermann, A. Bernhardt, H. Wittmann, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, M. Fort, B.R. Adhikari, O. Korup, Protracted river recovery from medieval earthquakes, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 44 (2019) 331-341.
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T. Štor, M. Schaller, S. Merchel, K. Martínek, T. Rittenour, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, Quaternary evolution of the Ploučnice River system (Bohemian Massif) based on fluvial deposits dated with optically stimulated luminescence and in situ-produced cosmogenic nuclides, Geomorphology 329 (2019) 152-169.
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C. Tiessen, D. Bemmerer, G. Rugel, R. Querfeld, A. Scharf, G. Steinhauser, S. Merchel, Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) for beryllium-7 measurements in smallest rainwater samples, J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 319 (2019) 965-973.
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A. Wallner, M. Bichler, L. Coquard, I. Dillmann, O. Forstner, R. Golser, M. Heil, F. Käppeler, W. Kutschera, M. Martschini, A. Mengoni, S. Merchel, L. Michlmayr, A. Priller, P. Steier, M. Wiescher, Stellar and thermal neutron capture cross section of 9Be, Phys. Rev. C 99 (2019) 015804.
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2018

R. Braucher, K. Keddadouche, G. Aumaître, D.L. Bourlès, M. Arnold, S. Pivot, M. Baroni, A. Scharf, G. Rugel, E.B. Bard, Chlorine measurements at the 5 MV French AMS national facility ASTER: Associated external uncertainties and comparability with the 6 MV DREAMS facility, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. 420 (2018) 40-45.

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G. Domènech, J. Corominas, O. Mavrouli, S. Merchel, A. Abellán, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, Calculation of the rockwall recession rate of a limestone cliff, affected by rockfalls, using cosmogenic chlorine-36. Case study of the Montsec Range (Eastern Pyrenees, Spain), Geomorphology 306 (2018) 325-335.
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J. Feige, A. Wallner, R. Altmeyer, L.K. Field, R. Golser, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, P. Steier, S.G. Tims, S.R. Winkler, Limits on supernova-associated 60Fe/ 26Al nucleosynthesis ratios from mass spectrometry measurements of deep-sea sediments, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121 (2018) 221103.
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L.V. Luna, B. Bookhagen, S. Niedermann, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, S. Merchel, Glacial chronology and production rate cross-calibration of five cosmogenic nuclide and mineral systems from the southern Central Andean Plateau, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 500 (2018) 242-253.
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V.A. Sulaymonova, M.C. Fuchs, R. Gloaguen, R. Möckel, S. Merchel, M. Rudolph, M.R. Krbetschek, Feldspar flotation as a quartz-purification method in cosmogenic nuclide dating: A case study of fluvial sediments from the Pamir, MethodsX 5 (2018) 717-726.
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L. Wüthrich, E. Garcia Morabito, J. Zech, M. Trauerstein, H. Veit, C. Gnägi, S. Merchel, A. Scharf, G. Rugel, M. Christl, R. Zech, 10Be surface exposure dating of the last deglaciation in the Aare Valley, Switzerland, Swiss Journal of Geosciences 111 (2018) 295-303.
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2017

J. Feige, D. Breitschwerdt, A. Wallner, M.M. Schulreich, N. Kinoshita, M. Paul, C. Dettbarn, K.L. Fifield, R. Golser, M. Honda, U. Linnemann, H. Matsuzaki, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, P. Steier, S.G. Tims, S.R. Winkler, T. Yamagata, The Link Between the Local Bubble and Radioisotopic Signatures on Earth, Proc. 14th Int. Symp. on Nuclei in the Cosmos (NIC2016), JPS Conf. Proc. 14 (2017) 010304.
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M. Legrand, S. Preunkert, R. Weller, L. Zipf, C. Elsässer, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, D. Wagenbach, Year-round record of bulk and size-segregated aerosol composition in central Antarctica (Concordia site) Part 2: Biogenic sulfur (sulfate and methanesulfonate) aerosol, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (2017) 14055-14073.
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K.L. Linge, L.P. Bédard, R. Bugoi, J. Enzweiler, K.P. Jochum, R. Kilian, L. Jingao, J. Marin-Carbonne, S. Merchel, F. Munnik, L.F.G. Morales, C. Rollion-Bard, A.K. Souders, P.J. Sylvester, U. Weis, GGR Biennial Critical Review: Analytical Developments Since 2014, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 41 (2017) 493-562.
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R. Querfeld, S. Merchel, G. Steinhauser, Low-cost production of a 7Be tracer from rainwater and purification: preliminary results, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 314 (2017) 521-527.
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S. Rosenwinkel, A. Landgraf, O. Korup, W. Schwanghart, F. Volkmer, A. Dzhumabaeva, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, F. Preusser, Late Pleistocene outburst floods from Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan?, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 42 (2017) 1535-1548.
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T. Smith, B.A. Hofmann, I. Leya, S. Merchel, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, The cosmic-ray exposure history of the Twannberg iron meteorite (IIG), Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 52 (2017) 2241-2257.

L. von Albedyll, T. Opel, D. Fritzsche, S. Merchel, T. Laepple, G. Rugel, 10Be in the Akademii Nauk ice core–first results for CE 1590‒1950 and future sampling strategy for validation of ice-core chronology, Journal of Glaciology 63 (2017) 514-522.
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2016

A. Landgraf, A. Djumabaeva, K.E. Abdrakhmatov, M. Strecker, E.A. Macaulay, J.R. Arrowsmith, F. Preusser, H. Sudhaus, G. Rugel, S. Merchel, Repeated large-magnitude earthquakes in a tectonically active, low-strain continental interior: the northern Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 121 (2016) 3888-3910.
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P. Ludwig, S. Bishop, R. Egli, V. Chernenko, B. Deneva, T. Faestermann, N. Famulok, L. Fimiani, J.M. Gómez-Guzmán, K. Hain, G. Korschinek, M. Hanzlik, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, Time-Resolved Two Million Year Old Supernova Activity Discovered in the Earth's Microfossil Record, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 113 (2016) 9232–9237.
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Th. Müller, K. Osenbrueck, G. Strauch, S. Pavetich, K.-S. Al-Mashaikhi, C. Herb, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, W. Aeschbach, W. Sanford, Use of multiple age tracers to estimate groundwater residence times and long-term recharge rates in arid southern Oman, Applied Geochemistry 74 (2016) 67-83.
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G. Rugel, S. Pavetich, S. Akhmadaliev, S.M. Enamorado Baez, A. Scharf, R. Ziegenrücker, S. Merchel, The first four years of the AMS-facility DREAMS: Status and developments for more accurate radionuclide data, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 370 (2016) 94-100.
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W. Schwanghart, A. Bernhardt, A. Stolle, P. Hoelzmann, B.R. Adhikari, C. Andermann, P. Hölzmann, S. Tofelde, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, M. Fort, O. Korup, Repeated catastrophic valley infill following medieval earthquakes in the Nepal Himalaya, Science 351 (2016) 147-150.
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A. Wallner, J. Feige, N. Kinoshita, M. Paul, L.K. Fifield, R. Golser, M. Honda, U. Linnemann, H. Matsuzaki, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, S. Tims, P. Steier, T. Yamagata, S.R. Winkler, Recent near-Earth supernovae probed by global deposition of interstellar radioactive 60Fe, Nature 532 (2016) 69-72.
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L. Zipf, S. Merchel, P. Bohleber, G. Rugel, A. Scharf, Exploring ice core drilling chips from a cold Alpine glacier for cosmogenic radionuclide (10Be) analysis, Results in Physics 6 (2016) 78-79.
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2015

M.C. Fuchs, R. Gloaguen, S. Merchel, E. Pohl, V. A. Sulaymonova, C. Andermann, G. Rugel, Denudation rates across the Pamir based on 10Be concentrations in fluvial sediments: dominance of topographic over climatic factors, Earth Surf. Dynam. 3 (2015) 423-439.
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M.C. Fuchs, R. Gloaguen, S. Merchel, E. Pohl, V. A. Sulaymonova, C. Andermann, G. Rugel, Millennial erosion rates across the Pamir based on 10Be concentrations in fluvial sediments: Dominance of topographic over climatic factors, Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss. 3 (2015) 83-128.
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2014

S. Merchel, I. Mrak, R. Braucher, L. Benedetti, B. Repe, D.L. Bourlès, J.M. Reitner, Surface exposure dating of the Veliki vrh rock avalanche in Slovenia associated with the 1348 earthquake, Quat. Geochron. 22 (2014) 33-42.
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U. Ott, S. Merchel, S. Herrmann, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, T. Faestermann, L. Fimiani, J.M. Gomez-Guzman, K. Hain, G. Korschinek, P. Ludwig, M. D’Orazio, L. Folco, Cosmic ray exposure and pre-atmospheric size of the Gebel Kamil iron meteorite, Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 49 (2014) 1365-1374.
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S. Pavetich, S. Akhmadaliev, M. Arnold, G. Aumaître, D. Bourlès, J. Buchriegler, R. Golser, K. Keddadouche, M. Martschini, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, P. Steier, Interlaboratory study of the ion source memory effect in 36Cl accelerator mass spectrometry, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 329 (2014) 22-25.
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D. Rodrigues, G. Korschinek, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, A. Arazia, G. V. Martí, APLICACION DE LA TECNICA DE ESPECTROMETRIA DE MASAS CON ACELERADORES EN EL ESTUDIO DE LA DINAMICA DE SEDIMENTOS SUBMARINOS, ANALES AFA (Asociación Física Argentina) 25 (2014) 51-55.
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M. Wiedenbeck, L.P. Bédard, R. Bugoi, M. Horan, K. Linge, S. Merchel, L.F.G. Morales, D. Savard, A.K. Souders, P. Sylvester, Critical Review of Analytical Developments Since 2012, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 38 (2014) 467-512.

2013

S. Akhmadaliev, R. Heller, D. Hanf, G. Rugel, S. Merchel, The new 6 MV AMS-facility DREAMS at Dresden, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 294 (2013) 5-10.
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M. Arnold, G. Aumaître, D.L Bourlès, K. Keddadouche, R. Braucher, R.C Finkel, E. Nottoli, L. Benedetti, S. Merchel, The French accelerator mass spectrometry facility ASTER after 4 years: Status and recent developments on 36Cl and 129I, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 294 (2013) 24-28.
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K. Hahne, R. Naumann, S. Niedermann, H.-U. Wetzel, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, Geochemische Untersuchungen an Moränen des Inylchek-Gletschers im Tien Shan, System Erde. GFZ-Journal 3 (2) (2013) 44-49.
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D. Hampe, B. Gleisberg, S. Akhmadaliev, G. Rugel, S. Merchel, Determination of 41Ca with LSC and AMS: method development, modifications and applications, Journal of Nuclear and Radioanalytical Chemistry 296 (2013) 617-624.
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J. Llorca, J. Roszjar, J.A. Cartwright, A. Bischoff, A. Pack, U. Ott, S. Merchel, G. Rugel, L. Fimiani, P. Ludwig, D. Allepuz, J.V. Casado, The Ksar Ghilane 002 shergottite – the 100th registered Martian meteorite fragment, Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 48 (2013) 493–513.
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S. Merchel, R. Braucher, V. Alfimov, M. Bichler, D.L. Bourlès, J.M. Reitner, The potential of historic rock avalanches and man-made structures as chlorine-36 production rate calibration sites, Quat. Geochron. 18 (2013) 54-62.
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S. Merchel, W. Bremser, D.L. Bourlès, U. Czeslik, J. Erzinger, N.-A. Kummer, L. Leanni, B. Merkel, S. Recknagel, U. Schaefer, Accuracy of 9Be-data and its influence on 10Be cosmogenic nuclide data, J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 298 (2013) 1871-1878.
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C. Yildirim, T.F. Schildgen, H. Echtler, D. Melnick, B. Bookhagen, A. Çiner, S. Niedermann, S. Merchel, M. Martschini, P. Steier, M. R. Strecker, Tectonic implications of fluvial incision and pediment deformation at the northern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau based on multiple cosmogenic nuclides, Tectonics 32 (2013) 1107-1120.
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R. Zech, I. Röhringer, P. Sosin, H. Kabgov, S. Merchel, S. Akhmadaliev, W. Zech, Late Pleistocene glaciation in the Gisssar Range, Tajikistan, based on 10Be surface exposure dating, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 369 (2013) 253-261.
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2012

S. Merchel, S. Akhmadaliev, S. Pavetich, G. Rugel, Ungeduldige Forscher träumen mit DREAMS - Bestimmung langlebiger Radionuklide mit Beschleunigermassenspektrometrie, GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift 56 (2012) 88-90.
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S. Merchel, W. Bremser, S. Akhmadaliev, M. Arnold, G. Aumaître, D. L. Bourlès, R. Braucher, M. Caffee, M. Christl, L. K. Fifield, R. C. Finkel, S. P. H. T. Freeman, A. Ruiz-Gómez, P. W. Kubik, M. Martschini, D. H. Rood, S. G. Tims, A. Wallner, K. M. Wilcken, S. Xu, Quality assurance in accelerator mass spectrometry: Results from an international round-robin exercise for 10Be, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B. 289 (2012) 68-73.
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2011

R. Braucher, S. Merchel, J. Borgomano, D.L Bourlès, Production of cosmogenic radionuclides at great depth: A multi element approach, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 309 (2011) 1-9.
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S. Merchel, W. Bremser, V. Alfimov, M. Arnold, G. Aumaître, L. Benedetti, D. L. Bourlès, M. Caffee, L. K. Fifield, R. C. Finkel, S. P. H. T. Freeman, Y. Matsushi, D. H. Rood, K. Sasa, P. Steier, T. Takahashi, M. Tamari, S. G. Tims, Y. Tosaki,  K. M. Wilcken, S. Xu, Ultra-trace analysis of 36Cl by accelerator mass spectrometry: an interlaboratory study, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 400 (2011) 3125-3132.
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2010

M. Arnold , S. Merchel, D.L. Bourlès, R. Braucher, L. Benedetti, R.C. Finkel, G. Aumaître, A. Gottdang, M. Klein, The French accelerator mass spectrometry facility ASTER: Improved performance and developments, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 268 (2010) 1954-1959.
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M. Altmaier, U. Herpers, G. Delisle, U. Ott, S. Merchel, Glaciation history of Queen Maud Land (Antarctica) using in-situ produced cosmogenic 10Be, 26Al and 21Ne, Polar Science 4 (2010) 42-61.
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S. Merchel, L. Benedetti, D.L. Bourlès, R. Braucher, A. Dewald, T. Faestermann, R.C. Finkel, G. Korschinek, J. Masarik, M. Poutivtsev, P. Rochette, G. Rugel, K.-O. Zell, A multi-radionuclide approach for in situ produced terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides: 10Be, 26Al, 36Cl and 41Ca from carbonate rocks, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 268 (2010) 1179-1184.
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T. Orlowski, O.Forstner, R. Golser, W. Kutschera, S. Merchel, M. Martschini, A. Priller, P. Steier, C. Vockenhuber, A. Wallner, Comparison of detector systems for the separation of 36Cl and 36S with a 3-MV tandem, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 268 (2010) 847-850.
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P. Steier, R. Golser, W. Kutschera, M. Martschini, S. Merchel, T. Orlowski, A. Priller, C. Vockenhuber, A. Wallner, 36Cl exposure dating with a 3-MV tandem, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 268 (2010) 744-747.
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Prof. Dr. Anton Wallner

Head Accelerator Mass Spectrometry and Isotope Research
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anton.wallnerAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 3274