Argon and Neon Diffusion in Lunar Impact Glass & The Development of the Electron Microprobe Zircon Fission-Track Dating Technique
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Suzanne L. Baldwin
40Ar/49Ar, argon, diffusion, fission-track, lunar, neon
This dissertation is subdivided into three independent chapters on low temperature thermochronology. In chapter one a new methodology is presented for dating zircon using the fission-track technique. Chapters two and three describe experiments and modeling to determine the diffusion kinetics of Ar and Ne in lunar impact glass.
Gombosi, David, "Argon and Neon Diffusion in Lunar Impact Glass & The Development of the Electron Microprobe Zircon Fission-Track Dating Technique" (2013). Earth & Environmental Sciences - Dissertations. 32.