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  • Jacek Pawlyta, Konrad Tudyka, Andrzej Bluszcz, Grzegorz Adamiec, 2019. A method of testing the uniformity of planar radioactive α and β sources used in luminescence readers. Radiation Measurements 129: 106201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2019.106201 [Crossref]
  • Piotr Moska, Zdzislaw Jary, Grzegorz Adamiec, Andrzej Bluszcz, 2019. Chronostratigraphy of a loess-palaeosol sequence in Biały Kościół, Poland using OSL and radiocarbon dating. Quaternary International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2018.05.024 [Crossref]
  • Piotr Moska, Zdzisław Jary, Grzegorz Adamiec, Andrzej Bluszcz, 2019. High resolution dating of loess profile from Strzyżów (Horodło Plateau-Ridge, Volhynia Upland). Quaternary International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2018.02.016 [Crossref]
  • Konrad Tudyka, Sebastian Miłosz, Grzegorz Adamiec, Andrzej Bluszcz, Grzegorz Poręba, Łukasz Paszkowski, Aleksander Kolarczyk, 2018. μDose: A compact system for environmental radioactivity and dose rate measurement. Radiation Measurements 118: 8–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2018.07.016 [Crossref]
  • Konrad Tudyka, Sebastian Miłosz, Alicja Ustrzycka, Sebastian Barwinek, Wojciech Barwinek, Agata Walencik-Łata, Grzegorz Adamiec, Andrzej Bluszcz, 2017. A low level liquid scintillation spectrometer with five counting modules for 14 C, 222 Rn and delayed coincidence measurements. Radiation Measurements. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2017.06.003
  • Konrad Tudyka, Grzegorz Adamiec, Andrzej Bluszcz, 2016. Simulation of He+ induced afterpulses in PMTs. Review of Scientific Instruments 87(6): 063120. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4954511 [Crossref]
  • Konrad Tudyka, Andrzej Bluszcz, 2016. A study on photomultiplier afterpulses in TL/OSL readers. Radiation Measurements 86: 39–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2016.01.004
  • Mandowska E., Mandowski A., Bluszcz A., Adamiec G., Bilski P., Marczewska B., Chruścińska A., Przegiętka K., 2016. New methods of optical stimulation for Jupiter TL/OSL reader | Nowe metody stymulacji optycznej dla czytnika TL/OSL Jupiter. Przeglad Elektrotechniczny 92(9): 62–65. https://doi.org/10.15199/48.2016.09.16 [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Andrzej Bluszcz, Grzegorz Adamiec, Aleksandra J. Heer, 2015. Estimation of equivalent dose and its uncertainty in the OSL SAR protocol when count numbers do not follow a Poisson distribution. Radiation Measurements 81: 46–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2015.01.004 [Crossref]
  • Tudyka Konrad, Bluszcz Andrzej, Kozlowska Beata, Pawlyta Jacek, Michczynski Adam, 2015. Low level C-14 measurements in freshly prepared benzene samples with simultaneous Bi-214/Po-214 pairs counting for routine Rn-222 contamination correction. Radiation Measurements 74: 6–11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2015.01.010 [ResearcherID]
  • Moska P., Jary Z., Adamiec G., Bluszcz A., 2014. OSL chronostratigraphy of a loess-palaeosol sequence in Złota using quartz and polymineral fine grains. Radiation Measurements. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2015.04.012 [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Fedorowicz Stanislaw, Lanczont Maria, Bogucki Andryi, Kusiak Jaroslaw, Mroczek Przemyslaw, Adamiec Grzegorz, Bluszcz Andrzej, Moska Piotr, Tracz Michal, 2013. Loess-paleosol sequence at Korshiv (Ukraine): Chronology based on complementary and parallel dating (TL, OSL), and litho-pedosedimentary analyses. Quaternary International 296: 117–130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2012.06.001 [ResearcherID]
  • Moska Piotr, Bluszcz Andrzej, 2013. Luminescence dating of loess profiles in Poland. Quaternary International 296: 51–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2012.09.004 [ResearcherID]
  • Wisniewski A., Adamiec G., Badura J., Bluszcz A., Kowalska A., Kufel-Diakowska B., Mikolajczyk A., Murczkiewicz M., Musil R., Przybylski B., Skrzypek G., Stefaniak K., Zych J., 2013. Occupation dynamics north of the Carpathians and Sudetes during the Weichselian (MIS5d-3): The Lower Silesia (SW Poland) case study. Quaternary International 294: 20–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2011.09.016 [ResearcherID]
  • Bailiff I. K., Adamiec G., Bluszcz A., Bos A. J. J., Chen R., Chruscinska A., Duller G. A. T., 2012. 13th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating, 10-14 July, 2011, Torun, Poland. Radiation Measurements 47(9): 649–651. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2012.05.007 [ResearcherID]
  • Adamiec Grzegorz, Heer Aleksandra J., Bluszcz Andrzej, 2012. Statistics of count numbers from a photomultiplier tube and its implications for error estimation. Radiation Measurements 47(9): 746–751. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2011.12.009 [ResearcherID]
  • Bluszcz, A. and Li, S. H. and Singhvi, A. K., 2011. Proceedings of the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Luminescence Dating, Ahmedabad, India, 2009. Geochronometria 38(3): 189. https://doi.org/10.2478/s13386-011-0039-0 [Andrzej Bluszcz]
  • Tudyka K., Bluszcz A., 2011. Very low cost multichannel analyzer with some additional features. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section a-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment 659(1): 419–421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2011.09.015 [ResearcherID]
  • Moska P., Murray A. S., Bluszcz A., 2010. Luminescence properties of single grain quartz to determine the history of a sample from the Sahara Desert. Quaternary Geochronology 5(2-3): 96–101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quageo.2009.07.002 [ResearcherID]
  • Sikorski J., Bluszcz A., 2008. Application of α and γ spectrometry in the 210Pb method to model sedimentation in artificial retention reservoir. Geochronometria 31(1): 65–75. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10003-008-0008-7 [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Moska P., Poreba G., Bluszcz A., Wiszniowska A., 2008. Combined IRSL/OSL dating on fine grains from Lake Baikal sediments. Geochronometria 31: 39–43. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10003-008-0018-5 [ResearcherID]
  • Poreba G. J., Bluszcz A., 2008. INFLUENCE OF THE PARAMETERS OF MODELS USED TO CALCULATE SOIL EROSION BASED ON Cs-137 TRACER. Geochronometria 32: 21–27. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10003-008-0026-5 [ResearcherID]
  • Poreba G. J., Bluszcz A., 2007. Determination of the initial Cs-137 fallout on the areas contaminated by chernobyl fallout. Geochronometria 26: 35–38. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10003-007-0009-y [ResearcherID]
  • Stankowski W. T. J., Raukas A., Bluszcz A., Fedorowicz S., 2007. Luminescence dating of the Morasko (Poland), Kaali, Ilumetsa and Tsoorikmae (Estonia) Meteorite craters. Geochronometria 28: 25–29. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10003-007-0031-0 [ResearcherID]
  • Bluszcz A., Poreba G. J., Snieszko Z., 2007. The basis of the study of the age of the Holocene Diluvium on loess areas of Polish Highlands. Geochronometria 28: 61–66. https://doi.org/10.2478/v10003-007-0022-1 [ResearcherID]
  • Bluszcz A., Adamiec G., 2006. Application of differential evolution to fitting OSL decay curves. Radiation Measurements 41(7-8): 886–891. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2006.05.016 [ResearcherID]
  • Adamiec G., Bluszcz A., Bailey R., Garcia-Talavera M., 2006. Finding model parameters: Genetic algorithms and the numerical modelling of quartz luminescence. Radiation Measurements 41(7-8): 897–902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2006.05.005 [ResearcherID]
  • Ludwikowska-Kedzia M., Wiatrak M., Olszak I., Bluszcz A., 2006. Lithostratigraphy of the Pleistocene high meadow terrace of the Łagowica Valley near Masłowiec (SE part of the Holy Cross Mountains) | Litostratygrafia plejstoceńskiego tarasu wysokiego doliny Łagowicy w rejonie Masłowca (SE cześć Gór Świetokrzyskich). Przeglad Geologiczny 54(11): 953–962. [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Poreba G., Bluszcz A., 2006. Measurement of Cs-137 in cultivated soils from two loess areas in Poland. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 42(2): 181–188. https://doi.org/10.1080/10256010500502645 [ResearcherID]
  • Poreba G., Moska P., Bluszcz A., 2006. On the contribution of radioactive fallout isotopes to the total dose rate in dating of young sediments. Geochronometria 25: 47–50. [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Poreba G. J., Bluszcz A., 2006. The use of (137)Cs technique for study soil erosion in the small loess agricultural catchment. Actual Tasks on Agricultural Engineering, Proceedings 34: 201–211. [ResearcherID]
  • Piotrowska Natalia, Bluszcz Andrzej, Demske Dieter, Granoszewski Wojciech, Heumann Georg, 2004. AMS radiocarbon dates of pollen from Lake Baikal sediments.. Pangaea. https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.183771 [ResearcherID]
  • Piotrowska N., Bluszcz A., Demske D., Granoszewski W., Heumann G., 2004. Extraction and AMS radiocarbon dating of pollen from Lake Baikal sediments. Radiocarbon 46(1): 181–187. [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz A., 2004. OSL dating in archaeology. Impact of the Environment on Human Migration in Eurasia 42: 137–149. [ResearcherID]
  • Zuchiewicz W., Cuong N. Q., Bluszcz A., Michalik M., 2004. Quaternary sediments in the Dien Bien Phu fault zone, NW Vietnam: a record of young tectonic processes in the light of OSL-SAR dating results. Geomorphology 60(3-4): 269–302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2003.08.004 [ResearcherID]
  • Bortolot V.J., Bluszcz A., 2003. Strategies for flexibility in luminescence dating: Procedure-oriented measurement and hardware modularity. Radiation Measurements 37(4-5): 551–555. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1350-4487(03)00017-9 [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Zuchiewicz W., Cuong N.Q., Bluszcz A., Michalik M., 2002. Young tectonic processes in the Dien Bien Phu fault zone, NW Vietnam, in the light of studies of Quaternary sediments: Preliminary report | Młode procesy tektoniczne w strefie uskoku Dien Bien Phu (NW Wietnam) w świetle wstepnych wyników badań osadów czwartorzedowych. Przeglad Geologiczny 50(10 PART 1): 861–870. [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Singhvi A.K., Bluszcz A., Bateman M.D., Rao M.Someshwar, 2001. Luminescence dating of loess-palaeosol sequences and coversands: Methodological aspects and palaeoclimatic implications. Earth-Science Reviews 54(1-3): 193–211. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0012-8252(01)00048-4 [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz A., 2001. Simultaneous OSL and TL dating of sediments. Quaternary Science Reviews 20(5-9): 761–766. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0277-3791(00)00019-6 [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz, A., 1998. International Symposium on the Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation (LUMDETR 1997) - Poland - 6-10 October. Radiation Measurements 29(3-4): 227. [Andrzej Bluszcz]
  • Bluszcz A., 1997. On some problems of interpretation of physical dating methods results: An example of thermoluminescence dating. Proceedings of the Vii Nordic Conference on the Application of Scientific Methods in Archaeology 11: 89–98. [ResearcherID]
  • Pazdur M.F., Bluszcz A., Pazdur A., Morawiecka I., 1995. Radiocarbon and thermoluminescence studies of the karst pipe systems in southwest England and south Wales. Radiocarbon 37(2): 111–117. https://doi.org/10.1017/S003382220003054X [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz A., Bøtter-Jensen L., 1995. Dosimetric properties of natural quartz grains extracted from fired materials. Radiation Measurements 24(4): 465–468. [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Wendorf F., Close A. E., Schild R., Gautier A., Schwarcz H. P., Miller G. H., Kowalski K., Krolik H., Bluszcz A., Robins D., Grun R., 1990. THE LAST INTERGLACIAL IN THE EASTERN SAHARA. Anthropologie 94(2): 361–391. [ResearcherID]
  • Bluszcz A., Goslar T., Hercman H., Pazdur M.F., Walanus A., 1988. Comparison of TL, ESR and 14C dates of speleothems. Quaternary Science Reviews 7(3-4): 417–421. https://doi.org/10.1016/0277-3791(88)90039-X [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz A., 1988. THERMO-LUMINESCENCE SENSITIVITY CHANGES OF MINERAL GRAINS AFTER OPTICAL BLEACHING. Quaternary Science Reviews 7(3-4): 321–324. https://doi.org/10.1016/0277-3791(88)90022-4 [ResearcherID]
  • Bluszcz A., 1988. The Monte-Carlo experiment with the least squares methods of line fitting. International Journal of Radiation Applications and Instrumentation. Part 14(1-2): 355–360. https://doi.org/10.1016/1359-0189(88)90088-X [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz A., Pazdur M.F., 1985. Comparison of TL and C-14 dates of young eolian sediments-A check of the zeroing assumption. Nuclear Tracks and Radiation Measurements (1982) 10(4-6): 703–710. https://doi.org/10.1016/0735-245X(85)90078-X [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz A., 1985. Dating technique in the Gliwice thermoluminescence laboratory.. Problems of the stratigraphy and paleogeography of loesses. Guide-book of the international symposium, Poland, 1985: 97–99. [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Pazdur M. F., Awsiuk R., Bluszcz A., Goslar T., Pazdur A., Walanus A., Zastawny A., 1985. GLIWICE RADIOCARBON DATES-X. Radiocarbon 27(1): 52–73. [ResearcherID]
  • Pazdur M. F., Awsiuk R., Bluszcz A., Pazdur A., Walanus A., Zastawny A., 1983. GLIWICE RADIOCARBON-DATES .9. Radiocarbon 25(3): 843–866. [ResearcherID]
  • Pazdur A., Awsiuk R., Bluszcz A., Pazdur M. F., Walanus A., Zastawny A., 1982. GLIWICE RADIOCARBON-DATES .7. Radiocarbon 24(2): 171–181. [ResearcherID]
  • Pazdur M. F., Awsiuk R., Bluszcz A., Pazdur A., Walanus A., Zastawny A., 1982. GLIWICE RADIOCARBON-DATES .8. Radiocarbon 24(2): 182–193. [ResearcherID]
  • Tobolski K., Pazdur M.F., Pazdur A., Awsiuk R., Bluszcz A., Walanus A., 1981. The radiocarbon dating of subfossil wood from the bars of the Gardno- Leba Lowland.. Badania Fizjograficzne nad Polska Zachodnia, Seria A, Geografia Fizyczna 33: 133–148. [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Bluszcz A., Pazdur A., 1979. Some physical problems of very low 222Rn concentration measurements with the proportional counter. Nuclear Instruments and Methods 167(2): 299–303. https://doi.org/10.1016/0029-554X(79)90018-1 [Scopus - Elsevier]
  • Pazdur M. F., Awsiuk R., Bluszcz A., Halas S., Pazdur A., Walanus A., Zastawny A., 1979. PRELIMINARY-RESULTS OF THE STUDY OF ISOTOPIC FRACTIONATION DURING CHEMICAL PURIFICATION OF CARBON-DIOXIDE FOR RADIOCARBON DATING. Radiochemical and Radioanalytical Letters 39(2): 157–167. [ResearcherID]

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