Weighted U/Ca via a simple UI plugin
· ☕ 7 min read · ✍️ Joe
A recent publication by Cogné et al. used a modified iolite 2/3 data reduction scheme to calculate ‘weighted’ U/Ca as part of an apatite fission track dating protocol.

Examining Covariance and Correlation in iolite
· ☕ 5 min read · ✍️ Bence
Sometimes we want to examine the relationship between elements (channels) in our datasets to guide us in our data processing. For example, looking for elements whose concentrations correlate strongly can provide us with ideas about what to plot, or whether our data make sense.

iolite Basics Webinar Recording
· ☕ 1 min read · ✍️ Joe
The recording of the iolite basics webinar can be found on YouTube or directly from iolite. Click here to discuss.

Accessing session data from 3rd party software
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Joe
In iolite 3, sessions were saved as Igor Pro “packed experiment” pxp files. This was convenient because iolite 3 was built on top of Igor Pro.

Comparing splines - part 1
· ☕ 4 min read · ✍️ Joe
Curve fitting plays an import role in iolite’s data reduction pipeline. In order to get accurate results we must have an accurate representation of how our backgrounds and sensitivities are evolving with time.