The TL signal is reduced by IR stimulation, and the longer the stimulation the more pronounced the effect.The dose response curves for both the TL and the IRSL showed a linear relationship for the doses considered in the study.When preheated to a temperature of 200˚C only one peak was observed at 240˚C.
Among the minerals with luminescence properties, quartz and feldspar are the most used ones.
In the early eighties an important archaeological site was found in India, at Dwaraka, the site of the legendary city of Lord Krishna. Why is that the rediscovery of Dwaraka has not attracted the same degree of attention in the West, as that of ancient Troy by Heinrich Schliemann? This inscription refers to Dwaraka as the capital of the western coast of Saurashtra and still more important, states that Sri Krishna lived here. S R Rao has written: "The discovery of the legendary city of Dwaraka which is said to have been founded by Sri Krishna, is an important landmark in the history of India.
Now, it is discovered that the whole coast of western India sank by nearly 40 feet around 1500 B. The establishment of one of the four of his pithas at Dwaraka by Sankaracharya attests to the great religious sanctity the place must have attained by the eighth century A. It has set to rest the doubts expressed by historians about the historicity of Mahabharata and the very existence of Dwaraka city. Rao of the Marine Archaeology Unit of the National Institute of Oceanography of India.
This image is very small due to the site's width restriction, however you can view a larger version here: 871 a famous victory had been gained by Alfred at Reading, 4 days after King Ethelred and Alfred, his brother, fought against the whole army of Pagans at Ashdown, and it was in memory of this victory Alfred caused his men the day after the battle to cut out the White Horse, the standard of Hengist, on the hillside The name Hengist means in the ancient Saxon language "Stone Horse." "See here the Pad of Good King Alfry.
)Looking across the vale from the horse (dragon / cat / interstellar UFO guiding post etc). The chalk road meanders into the distance (and Uffington village). A panoramic photo 'stitch' showing the Uffington White Horse & Castle, plus Dragon Hill.