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Analysis of organic residues for archaeology
Analysis of organic residues for archaeology
Thursday August 03rd 2023
Analyzing organic residues for archaeology makes it possible to identify oils, fermented beverages, resins, fats, perfumes used in remote times and understand the habits and...
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Radiocarbon analysis of cosmetics
Thursday August 03rd 2023
Test the naturalness of your active ingredients, excipients and finished products using radiocarbon analysis with CIRAM laboratories. Carbon 14 and stable isotopes can be...
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CIRAM exhibits and sponsors EAA in Belfast
Thursday July 27th 2023
CIRAM is exhibitor and sponsor of the EAA (European Association of Archaeologists), Belfast between August 28 and September 2!
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Authentication of glass objects
Wednesday July 26th 2023
Discover the authentication of glass objects based on their chemical composition, analysis of alterations and deposits. Discover the analytical protocol implemented by CIRAM...
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CIRAM will be open throughout August
Tuesday July 25th 2023
Laboratories CIRAM - C14 Analysis and Isotopes - remain open in August!
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Radiocarbon analysis of biogas and smoke
Monday July 24th 2023
Radiocarbon analysis of biogas and smoke by CIRAM. Biogas offers new prospects for biofuels. In addition, the analysis of chimney smoke is one of the criteria for establishing...
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TL/OSL dating, a method used in archaeology by CIRAM laboratories
Monday July 17th 2023
Luminescence dating by TL and OSL is, along with carbon-14 dating, one of the specialties of CIRAM laboratories.
Ciram Parcours des Mondes
CIRAM analyzes your art objects for the Parcours des Mondes
Monday July 17th 2023
Date your objects before the Parcours des Mondes!
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Carbon-14 dating of paintings
Tuesday July 11th 2023
Authenticating a painting with carbon-14: this is the method for dating the support (canvas, wood, paper, cardboard...)
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CIRAM insulates its building with bio-sourced materials from Relais Métisse
Monday July 10th 2023
Opt for bio-sourced insulating materials, such as those from Relais Métisse.
CIRAM laboratories in video
CIRAM laboratories in video
Wednesday July 05th 2023
Find out more about the CIRAM laboratories for Archaeology, Biosourced Industry and the Art Market in this video.
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Adulteration, geographical origin and provenance: what are stable isotopes used for?
Friday June 30th 2023
Discover CIRAM's analytical methods and protocols used to respond to these industrial issues with EA-IRMS from Elementar France.
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Poster presentation at the 37th Rencontres de L'AFAV
Thursday June 29th 2023
The 37th Rencontres de l'Association Française pour l'Archéologie du Verre (AFAV) will be held from June 23 to 25, 2023, in Douai.
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Anthracology in archaeology to identify wood species
Friday June 23rd 2023
Anthracology in archaeology is the discipline that identifies charcoal in order to reconstruct the botanical environment of a period, while also providing invaluable assistance...
authentication of bronze objects
Authenticating bronze objects: an in-depth multi-criteria analysis
Monday June 19th 2023
It's impossible to talk about metal in general, as there are many differences between a bronze (copper-tin alloy), brass (copper-zinc alloy), cast iron, silver or gold.
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Winner of the draw and differences between mass balance calculation and objective quantification by carbon 14
Monday June 19th 2023
And the winner for a free C14 analysis is....
The Plant Based Summit CIRAM
CIRAM at the Plant Based Summit
Tuesday June 13th 2023
Come and meet CIRAM on its stand and try to win a carbon 14 analysis!
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ISO 16620-2, for dedicated radiocarbon analysis of plastics
Monday June 12th 2023
Thanks to the industrial issues surrounding bio-based products, carbon-14 dating is no longer limited to the dating of archaeological artefacts. It is now used to quantify...
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Scientific analysis on boards
Tuesday June 06th 2023
Révéler l'invisible d'un tableau à l'aide de l'imagerie scientifique. L’analyse scientifique des tableaux est indispensable pour dater le support,...
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Carbon 14 - the post-bomb effect
Tuesday May 30th 2023
Why is 1954 a carbon-14 frontier? Atomic bombs and atmospheric nuclear testing have artificially increased the amount of carbon-14 in the air. CIRAM laboratories explain the...
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Authentication of stone sculptures
Wednesday May 17th 2023
To authenticate stone objects, CIRAM laboratories observe the passage of time and the alteration of materials. Our scientists achieve a thorough study through an effective...
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Augmented carbon 14 dating dedicated to Tribal Art
Monday May 15th 2023
Born from CIRAM innovation, augmented carbon 14 dating dates your Tribal Art objects, no longer to within 250 or 300 years, but with an accuracy of only a few decades.
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Dating of burnt bones
Wednesday May 10th 2023
In this article, CIRAM scientists explain the protocol used for Carbon-14 dating of bioapatite.
Diet of ancient populations
Diet of ancient populations
Tuesday May 02nd 2023
Methods to understand the diet of our ancestors have been diversifying for more than a decade in archaeology, but also in anthropology thanks to new physicochemical techniques....
Thermoluminescence test (TL test) on terracotta - CIRAM
Thermoluminescence test (TL test) on terracotta - CIRAM
Tuesday April 25th 2023
The thermoluminescence test (TL test) is, along with carbon-14 dating, one of CIRAM's specialties. This technique makes it possible to date the last heating of an object,...
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The EN 16640 standard and radiocarbon analysis of biobased products
Monday April 17th 2023
The French and European standard NF EN 16640 explains the method to be used to measure the biobased carbon content of materials.
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Inter-laboratory comparison
Friday April 14th 2023
CIRAM Laboratories is participating in an inter-laboratory performance evaluation.
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Carbon 14 dating of wood carvings
Wednesday April 12th 2023
Méthode de datation, calibration des résultats ou encore interprétation, découvrez les techniques utilisées par les laboratoires CIRAM pour...
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Radiocarbon analysis of solid recovered fuels
Wednesday April 05th 2023
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Carbon-14 dating for peat and other organic sediments
Monday March 27th 2023
Discover the use of carbon-14 for archaeological analysis of peat thanks to CIRAM laboratories.
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Carbon 14 dedicated to biopolymer analysis
Wednesday March 22nd 2023
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THE MOVEMENTS OF ANCIENT POPULATIONS THROUGH THE STUDY OF STRONTIUM
Tuesday March 14th 2023
Analytical method, sampling conditions, and benefits of strontium analysis, CIRAM Laboratories follows all protocols for an accurate and thorough study.
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Reservoir effect or C14 dating of marine organisms
Thursday March 09th 2023
If the C14 dating of living beings is the most known analysis, it remains more complex for marine organisms.
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ASTM D6866 and radiocarbon analysis
Wednesday March 01st 2023
CIRAM Laboratories explain in detail the ASTM D6866 standard to be followed to measure the biobased carbon content of your ingredients or your suppliers' products.
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CIRAM carries out sampling at Notre Dame de Paris
Tuesday February 28th 2023
A great honor for our teams there.
CIRAM research tax credit (CIR) approval until 2025
CIRAM research tax credit (CIR) approval until 2025
Monday February 20th 2023
CIRAM's approval as an organization performing research eligible for the research tax credit (RTC) renewed through 2025.
Installation of a generator
Installation of a generator
Thursday February 16th 2023
CIRAM now ensures continuity of its analytical services with the installation of a generator.
How to date the bones by Carbon 14?
How to date the bones by Carbon 14?
Tuesday February 14th 2023
Bones are, along with charcoal and ceramics, the most common materials uncovered in archaeological excavations. They are ideally suited for radiocarbon dating by mass spectrometry...
CIR APPROVAL
CIR APPROVAL
Friday June 25th 2021
CIRAM is granted CIR approval through 2022 and has applied for renewal for 2023-2025.
CIRAM maintains its activity and remains mobilized
Friday November 20th 2020
Our scientific, commercial and administrative teams continue to support you in all your day-to-day issues.
 DECONFINEMENT - COVID 19
DECONFINEMENT - COVID 19
Thursday April 30th 2020
As of May 11, CIRAM will resume near normal activity.
BRONZE: A FORGOTTEN TREASURE
BRONZE: A FORGOTTEN TREASURE
Friday November 09th 2018
CIRAM helps solve an international puzzle in Singapore.
 LABORATOIRE CARBONE 14 - COUPLAGE OSL / C14
LABORATOIRE CARBONE 14 - COUPLAGE OSL / C14
Saturday September 15th 2018
Our R&D programme is progressing and allows us to envisage a new technological coupling process combining OSL dating and Carbon 14 dating.
LABORATOIRE CARBONE 14 - OPTIMISATION TECHNOLOGIQUE
LABORATOIRE CARBONE 14 - OPTIMISATION TECHNOLOGIQUE
Friday September 14th 2018
An R&D programme launched by CIRAM.
 CARBON 14 LABORATORY - SUCCESSFUL CALIBRATION PHASE
CARBON 14 LABORATORY - SUCCESSFUL CALIBRATION PHASE
Tuesday April 10th 2018
The calibration phase is successful.
 CIRAM TEACHES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BORDEAUX MONTAIGNE
CIRAM TEACHES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BORDEAUX MONTAIGNE
Monday January 15th 2018
Find our experts at the University of Bordeaux Montaigne
NEW CARBON 14 TARIFF
NEW CARBON 14 TARIFF
Friday September 01st 2017
Learn about the new carbon-14 rates at CIRAM laboratories.
 CIRAM IS A PARTNER OF
CIRAM IS A PARTNER OF "ASIAN WEEK LONDON"
Friday November 06th 2015