Interesting posts

Hi all, As you may be aware, the Iolite team have been busy working on a new release and the Iolite workshop (August 14th) as part of the Goldschmidt conference. But the forum has been busy with interesting and important questions asked by users. I recommend having a quick look at these topics: There’s a…

Masking your results in Iolite – tips and pitfalls

REMEMBER, masking is on by default! So watch this video to find out how masking affects your data! Included is a brief example of how masking works and how masking can affect your results. Also includes things to look out for when setting mask thresholds. If you have any comments or questions, please post on…

Selecting integration periods automatically (Part 2)

As promised, this post will cover the 3rd option of automatic integration selection called “detect from beam intensity”. This option allows you to select portions of your data that satisfy up to three different criteria (e.g., where U238 is greater than 10000 counts per second). Because such criteria are independent of how your data were…

Selecting integration periods automatically (Part 1)

For anyone trying to process an even moderately sized dataset, the ability to select integration periods automatically is a huge timesaver. In addition, if you’re trying for reproducibility in the way you’re selecting each analysis, using an automated approach makes this a lot easier than trying to manually select exactly the same intervals over and…