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HKU's Department of Earth Sciences: new laser-induced fluorescence techniques uncover never-before-seen details in fossils

Dr. Michael Pittman of HKU together with eight international colleagues have developed a simple new technique to analyse fossils. Published in the open-access journal "PLOS ONE", the technique, called laser-stimulated fluorescence (LSF), utilises lasers to stimulate fluorescence in fossils that normally don't fluoresce under standard UV lighting, with the new view photographed through a camera lens.

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 29th May, 2015

#EarthSciences #Fossils #HKU #LSF #MichaelPittman #PLOSONE

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