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After we have discussed your samples and the analytical requirements, complete and submit one sample submission form per sample. Peabody Drive Natural Resources Building University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 61820To avoid contamination of the sample prior, during, and after shipment please ensure: C tracer to avoid contamination of samples and laboratory spaces.Shipments must include an inventory list of samples with the name and address of the shipper. For further information, please see Swipe Protocol (compiled by the University of Irvine AMS facility) for more information on the swipe methods and procedures.In addition to the above considerations, see Avoiding C contamination during sample storage and preparation.Pricing of sample preparation and AMS analysis varies depending on sample type and whether you are internal to or external to the University of Illinois system (see below)We are unable to accommodate lower per sample costs for bulk submissions. Express Service turnaround time for results delivery is 15-business-days guaranteed (Bone only) & 10-business-days guaranteed (all other radiocarbon dating services).If the Express Service delivery date is not met, the submission will maintain processing priority but revert to the corresponding Standard Service rate.The laboratory provides a range of services and specializes in the areas of geological and archeological sciences.
Full service fees are assessed for these materials that fail analysis.Invoices are generated and sent with results of analysis.U of I researchers should specify U of I funds (i.e., CFOP) to be used for payment during sample submission.Direct AMS processes sample material according to standard operating procedures shown through internal testing and/or published reports to yield reliable data for a given sample type.Upon assessment of the sample material, Direct AMS scientists may reassign a sample to a different type that more closely matches the characteristics of the sample.